Two people have been arrested by Delhi Police’s Crime Branch for allegedly running a MBBS admission racket in the capital. The accused, identified as 30-year-old Naresh Kumar alias ‘Tau’ and 28-year-old Shubham Jindal, cheated several medical aspirants after promising them seats in reputed medical colleges, said police.
Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime, Ravindra Yadav said the duo gave parents false information about the admission rules of minority institutions and promised to secure seats in such colleges for their children.
“The accused also told parents that they could secure MBBS seats, which had been surrendered by other students, for a hefty amount. In some cases, the accused provided fake confirmation letters and fee recipts of medical colleges,” said Yadav.
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Police got to know about the racket after a complainant, Ripan Wadhwa, told police he had been cheated of Rs 51 lakh by Naresh and Shubham, who had promised to secure a seat in a reputed MBBS college. After investigating the matter, police arrested Naresh from Dwarka and Shubham from Karol Bagh.
In 2012, Naresh and his associates had been arrested in connection with the Ramjas College admission scam. He was out on bail.