CBI raids seven places in Gujarat in NEET-UG question paper leak case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at seven places in Gujarat in connection with the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Undergraduate (NEET-UG) question paper leak case, officials said on Saturday.

He said that raids were launched in the morning at the premises of the suspects in four districts – Anand, Kheda, Ahmedabad and Godhra. The CBI had arrested the principal and vice-principal of a school in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand and a journalist of a Hindi newspaper on Friday in the NEET-UG question paper leak case.

Oasis School principal Ehsanul Haque was appointed as Hazaribagh city coordinator for the medical entrance exam NEET-UG conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on May 5, officials said.

He said vice-principal Imtiyaz Alam was appointed as the NTA supervisor and centre coordinator of Oasis School. Officials said the CBI is also questioning five more people from the district in connection with the question paper leak case.

Officials said on Saturday that journalist Jamaluddin Ansari has been arrested for helping the principal and vice-principal. The CBI has registered six FIRs in the case.

The NTA conducted the NEET-UG exam for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH and other related courses in government and private institutions across the country. The exam was held on May 5 this year at 4,750 centres in a total of 571 cities. More than 23 lakh candidates appeared for the exam.

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