The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the topper scam Wednesday arrested Bihar School Examination Board science topper from Vaishali. Police are yet to ascertain whether he is minor or not. On Tuesday, the arrested Arts topper, a minor, was granted bail.
Meanwhile, police are also looking for two more students, the daughter of the VR College principal and another science topper.
Confirming the arrest of a science topper from Vaishali Wednesday, Patna SSP Manu Maharaj said: “Police would look at his matriculation certificate and accordingly decide to produce him before Juvenile Justice Board or regular court.” So far 25 people have been arrested in the case.
The Indian Express last week reported how ghost and non-functional schools were given affiliation by the BSEB over last two years during the tenure of former Bihar board chief Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh.