Who were the real beneficiaries? CBI still searching for answers
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However, even six days after the CBI sleuths arrested 15 accused for cheating in the MD/MS examination of PGI, the CBI is still clueless about the beneficiaries.
Asked if the agency has been able to identify the actual beneficiaries, CBI Deputy Inspector General Mahesh Aggarwal said, "We have some clues about the beneficiaries and we are working on it. But I cannot say how many there were or who the candidates were."
Gurivi Reddy, the alleged kingpin of the entire racket, had entered into a criminal conspiracy in October 2012 with Dr Ganga Dhar, who was later arrested from Patna, and Dr Kotesh from Hyderabad to cheat in the PGI's MD/MS examination. Later, the kingpin arranged seven girls, students of BTech and BSc who were sent to the examination centres with smart phones and Bluetooth devices. They were to first leak the question paper and then write the answers being dictated from outside. The "real" candidates were then to copy the answers written by the dummy candidates in their answer books.
The CBI had also received information about the Internet application that these candidates were to use. "Snapsync", an application used for automatically uploading pictures on a particular website, was installed in the smart phones of the candidates. The members of the gang in Patna and Hyderabad were opening the website with the help of a common password.
The investigating agency had received the information about the entire racket and identity of the dummy candidates a few days in advance. The CBI sleuths were stationed outside the three hotels, one in Sector 35 and the other two in Sector 22. The sleuths traced each and every movement of these 15 people who were later arrested.
Though the CBI has been able to get information about the gadgets and their point of purchase in Chandigarh, its sleuths are still groping in the dark about the identity of the beneficiaries.
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