The kingpin of so-called ‘Munnabhai gang’ which sent impostor candidates to pre-medical entrance tests,had assets worth crores of rupees,police said today. Police recently arrested twenty persons,who appeared in place of the real candidates in PMT examination in return for money (to help the real candidate clear the examination). The alleged ringleader,Dr Jagdish Singh Sagar,was nabbed from a hotel in Mumbai’s Kamathipura area on July 14.
Police sources said that searches at his house yesterday
led to recovery of Rs 70,000,USD 2,300,gold and diamond
jewellery,125 live cartridges,currency counting machine,
swords and some incriminating documents. Dr Sagar owned properties in Gohad (Bhind),Gwalior,Bhopal and Dewas,apart from Indore,the sources said. He paid between Rs 50,000 to Rs one lakh to those who wrote the PMT in place of genuine candidates. Most of them were from Uttar Pradesh,the sources said. In turn,he charged candidates upto Rs 20 lakh for getting them admission to Madhya Pradesh-based medical colleges.