Another accused of ‘Solver Gang’ has been arrested by the police in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. The arrested accused is posted as constable in the state police and was absent from duty for the last few months. Police officials gave this information on Sunday.
He told that the accused Ravikant, a resident of Mathura, is working as a constable in Uttar Pradesh. The accused had come to ITM College located on the Meerut-Baghpat road to give the examination of the Inspector in place of another candidate.
Superintendent of Police (Rural) Keshav Kumar said that on November 14, police arrested Ashutosh Mani Tripathi and Sahir Khan of ‘Solver Gang’. Imran and Deepak were arrested in the same case on November 17. The police produced the accused Ravikant in the court, from where he was sent to jail.
According to Thana Jani Police, the recruitment exam for the post of Sub Inspector (SI) of Uttar Pradesh Police is being conducted in ITM College. In the Saturday evening shift, the candidates were being given admission in the college for the examination after checking the admit card and identity card. During the check at the gate, the teacher got suspicious on the admit card of a candidate.
Officials said that the teacher informed the police present at the spot. When the police tried to take the examinee into custody for questioning, he started running away from the spot. The police chased him and took him into custody near the college.
According to the police spokesperson, the arrested accused Ravikant told that he had come to take the examination by making a fake admit card in the name of another candidate. During police interrogation, it was found that Ravikant is posted in the Ayodhya District Police Line as a constable in Uttar Pradesh Police and was absent from duty for the last about 10 months. Ravikant was appointed as a constable in the state police in 2019.