Five more arrested from Jharkhand in NEET paper leak case, say sources


The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of the Bihar Police on Friday arrested five more people in connection with the alleged leak of the NEET-UG question paper, bringing the total number of arrests in the case to 18. The latest arrests were made in Jharkhand’s Deoghar, according to a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity.

All five individuals were taken to Patna for further questioning.

Earlier, two people were arrested from Ranchi: Awadesh Kumar and his son Abhishek, a NEET aspirant. In his confession letter,

Sources said that Sikandar, a former contractor who now works as a junior engineer for the Danapur Municipal Council, has significant investments in Jharkhand, including a prominent sports outlet named Infinity owned by his son in Ranchi and a sprawling residence in the city’s Bariatu locality.

The Bihar Police’s Economic Offences Unit (EOU) is preparing to register a disproportionate assets case against Sikandar, sources added.

This development follows the earlier arrest of 13 individuals by Bihar Police, including four NEET-UG candidates and their family members, in connection with the case.


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