Two AIIMS Doctors, 3 Others Arrested For Helping Students Cheat During Test in Uttarakhand

Dehradun: Two doctors of AIIMS, Rishikesh and three others were arrested for allegedly helping candidates to cheat in the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test for MDs in lieu of money.

The exam was held by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Sunday.

Those arrested persons included Dr Ajit Singh (44) from Jind in Haryana, Dr Vaibhav Kashyap (23) from Patiala in Punjab, Aman Siwach (24) from Rohtak in Haryana, Vipul Gaura (31) and Jayant (22), both of whom hail from Hisar in Haryana.

They were nabbed from a car near Barrage Road in Rishikesh late on Sunday evening.

Police investigation revealed that they were involved in helping three candidates at an exam centre in Kangra in Himachal Pradesh solve the question paper by using an instant messaging app.

The accused persons received the photographs of the question paper shot with a mobile phone through the app to provide the answers. The accused had struck a deal of Rs 50 lakh with the candidates to help them cheat in the exam. According to police sources, they had already received Rs 25 lakh from the candidates. The rest of the amount was to be received by them after the publication of the exam results.

Three tablets, three mobile phones, two medical books and the car used by the accused were seized from the arrested persons.

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