NIT graduate, 3 others arrested by Bihar Police; gadgets seized

 NIT graduate, 3 others arrested by Bihar Police; gadgets seized


Bihar Police on Sunday arrested an organized crime gang in connection with the trial racket by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). Four people were arrested and several gadgets were seized from their possession.

According to the Economic Offense Unit (EOU) of the Police, the gang was led by Anand Gaurav alias Pintu Yadav, an engineering graduate. In 2015, he was arrested for a teachers ’recruitment scam in Uttar Pradesh.

Yadav, who is an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology, apparently committed the crime for quick money. He is also wanted in a murder case in Munger district, the EOU said in a statement.

Yadav was arrested after Rajesh Kumar, one of the detainees working as a clerk in the state agriculture department, poured beans on him.

Kumar (39) was living in a rented accommodation in Patna’s East Patel Nagar where a laptop, more than 30 SIM cards, 16 earphones and five pen drives were seized, the EOU said.

Based on his tip-off, a residence in the Lohanipur locality rented by Yadav was also raided. Police recovered Rs 2.92 lakh cash, seven walkie-talkies and more than 100 GPS devices.

In addition, six Yadav bank accounts in which more than Rs 12 lakh were deposited, were included. Three more people- high school teacher Krishna Mohan Singh (41), Sudhir Kumar Singh (40) and Nishikant Kumar Rai (33), were also arrested.

Earlier, the EOU arrested four people in the Bhojpur district where anomalies in conducting the preliminary examination at Veer Kunwar Singh College blew the whistles of the paper leak.

Candidates complained that they later got the question paper and some candidates were allowed to solve the paper inside the closed room and were allowed to carry their mobile phones.





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