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UP Police Recruitment Exam: Solver gang busted

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 19 February 2024, 9:32 IST
UP Police recruitment exam (ANI)

Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh): Uttar Pradesh Police arrested two constables along with 20 members of the 'Solver Gang' involved in the Uttar Pradesh Police Recruitment Exam, an official said.

20 Members Apprehended

As per the Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) Kumar Ran Vijay Singh, "Till now, 19-20 people have been arrested. Some of these people are from Bihar who were brought as solvers from Bihar. There is a person named Dipu Yadav in Bihar who is a resident of Patna. He worked as a conduit, and he also had tie-ups with the Shikohabad gang here".

Constables Among Five Arrested in Shikohabad

The Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural), Kumar Ran Vijay Singh, told ANI that out of the five people arrested from Shikohabad, two are constables.

"Five people have been arrested from Shikohabad, out of which two are constables...Both are residents of Shikohabad...Constable Niranjan had appeared for the exam for 3-4 people...in return, he took Rs 3 lakh from each one of them. Constable Anuj was about to appear for the exam for a person named Sumit but we intercepted him," Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) Singh said.

Substantial Evidence Gathered: Legal Action Underway

"We have all the evidence, and legal action is being taken. All these people will be sent to jail," Additional Superintendent of Police (Rural) Singh said. Further details are awaited.

Yogi Adityanath's 'Mission Rozgar'

Earlier on December 23, under 'Mission Rozgar', the Yogi Adityanath government issued a notification for the largest police recruitment in the state's history. The youth of the state have been waiting for the recruitment of more than 60,000 vacant posts for constables in the Uttar Pradesh Police.

2,385 Examination Centres, 48,17,441 Candidates

A total of 2,385 examination centres had been established across all districts, where 48,17,441 candidates appeared for their examination.

Stringent Security Measures 

The Uttar Pradesh government had implemented stringent security measures to conduct the UP Constable Civil Police Direct Recruitment Examination.

(With ANI inputs)

First published: 19 February 2024, 9:30 IST