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STF arrests fake candidates in SSC exam,busts gang

The Special Task Force on UP Police arrested eight impostors who were taking the Staff Selection Commission exam in place of the actual applicants in Lucknow.

The Special Task Force (STF) on UP Police on Sunday arrested eight impostors who were taking the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) exam in place of the actual applicants in Lucknow. Police arrested them from the examination centre at Aminabad Inter College in Lucknow Sunday afternoon. The STF arrested six more persons from Ghaziabad,who are members of the gang running the racket. Police recovered a laptop,cellphones,bank book receipt and other items from them. Police said the gang was running the racket for the last 10 years and charging aspirants from Rs 3 lakh to 25 lakh. The Staff Selection Commission,Allahabad had on Sunday organised the exam for the post of typist. “There are some more persons involved in the crime but they are on the run”,said Additional SP,S R Khan. He added that SSC office staff seems to be also involved in the racket. The team was also tipped off that solvers would be writing the exam in Bareilly.

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