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REET 2021: Rajasthan Police arrests main accused in paper leak case

New Delhi: The Rajasthan Police on Sunday (October 10, 2021) arrested the alleged mastermind of the Rajasthan Teacher Eligibility Test 2021 (REET) paper leak case. The main accused Batti Lal Meena was arrested along with another person in Kedarnath in Uttarakhand, police said.

The Special Operations Group (SOG) team of Rajasthan Police said that people were being tracked for the last three days.

The development comes after the Rajasthan government last month, suspended 13 teachers, education department staff and three police personnel, as well as one RAS and two RPS officers, on suspicion of their involvement. fraud in REET 2021.

Reacting to the recent developments in the arrest of Batti Lal Meena, BJP MP Kirori Lal Meena alleged that the police was using him only as pawns and did not have the courage to arrest those who conducted and supervised the examination in SOG. Was.

“SOG has arrested Batti Lal, but he is just a pawn in the REET paper leak case. The masterminds are the ones who are at the helm of conducting and monitoring the examinations. SOG does not have the guts to lay hands on him. So without Neither the truth will come out of the CBI investigation nor the arrest of the culprits.

Earlier, the state police had arrested five persons for selling Bluetooth device fitted ‘slippers’ worth Rs 6 lakh to candidates appearing for the examination conducted for selection of government school teachers in the state.

NS Rajasthan Eligibility Test for Teachers (REET) Cheating Incident The matter came to light when Ganesh Ram Dhaka (28), who reached Acharya Shri Dharma Sagar Digambar Jain Secondary Medium School Center for REET, was found wearing slippers equipped with Bluetooth.

According to police, officers found a wireless earphone in Dhaka’s ear. On interrogation, he had confessed to the mobile phone and Bluetooth device hidden inside his shoes. Dhaka confessed that he had bought a pair of shoes from Tuljaram Jat of Bikaner for Rs 2.50 lakh.

Ahead of the highly competitive REET, the Rajasthan government suspended internet and mobile services in Ajmer, Alwar, Dausa, Jhunjhunu and Jaipur rural districts from 6 am to 6 pm on September 26 to prevent fraud.

(with agency input)

By Naveen Bharat Staff

 

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