A Railway trackman and a Delhi University graduate are among seven people arrested for allegedly providing “solvers” to candidates appearing for Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examinations by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force.
Officials said that the gang used to take money from the candidates for sending fake examinees in their place to take the ‘Group D’ examination for selection in the Railways.
“The gang has taken Rs 2 crore from 200 students to replace them with the solvers for the online examination, The solvers have sat for these examinations multiple times at centres in Chandigarh, Patiala, Noida and Sonipat.” Noida STF Deputy Superintendent of Police R K Mishra was quoted as saying.
He added that each of them were paid between Rs 30,000 and Rs 60,000 for every exam.
During interrogation, Dahiya and Vikrant told the officials that they were running this business for the last few years and had been arranging solvers from among students preparing for competitive exams in Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar.Many students from Bihar had also joined them.