Prime accused Pradeep Kumar in Assam JEE Scam arrested at Delhi

Prime accused Pradeep Kumar in Assam JEE Scam arrested at Delhi

Prime accused Pradeep Kumar in Assam JEE Scam arrested

Guwahati: The prime accused in the Assam JEE scam, Pradeep Kumar, was arrested by the police from Delhi on Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at Delhi.

The accused Pradeep Kumar reportedly wrote the examination on behalf of the candidate Neel Nakshtra Das, in the JEE examination. The candidate had scored 99.8% in the JEE.

Kumar will be produced in the court tomorrow. A team of Guwahati police led by ADCP was deputed to Delhi for the arrest.

The JEE exam scam came to light following an audio clip of a phone call conversation went viral, where the candidate had admitted to his friend that a proxy was used for appearing in the exam on his behalf held on September 5.

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