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Nagpur: Scamsters take cue from Munna Bhai MBBS, use gadgets, dummy candidates to cheat in exams
Nagpur’s Bajaj Nagar Police have busted an exam racket wherein scamsters seemed to have taken a cue from the movie Munna Bhai MBBS? to crack government competitive exams with help of hi-tech gadgets and dummy candidates. The information about the same was shared by Noorul Hasan (DCP Zone I) and Police Inspector (Crime) Varsha Gaikwad on Thursday during a press conference at Bajaj Nagar police station.
The police have booked six persons and arrested two of them with respect to the crime. Those who have been booked include: Indrajit Borkar (29), Keshav Borkar (60), (both from Waghapur in Yavatmal and currently staying in Nagpur), Hansraj Mohan Rathod (62, a resident of Digras), Premsingh Ramsingh Rajput (29, a resident of Aurangabad), Pratapsingh Dhondiram Dulhat (25, a resident of Badnapur in Jalna district) and Punamsingh Harsingh Sundarde (34, a resident of Aurangabad). All of the accused have been booked under sections 419, 420, 468 and 471 of the IPC. Dulhat and Sundarde have been arrested by the police.
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DCP Hasan and Inspector Gaikwad also revealed how it busted the racket. On February 23, 2020, Indrajit appeared in an examination held at Dr Ambedkar College in Nagpur for the posts of junior clerk and deputy accounts inspector. The exam was conducted by the Maharashtra Department of Co-operation, Marketing and Textiles. Indrajit scored 178 out of 200 in the exam.
Later, on March 11, 2020, Indrajit was called in by the department for scrutiny of original documents. During the verification, officials noted that Indrajit’s signature was different that the signature on the attendance sheet of the exam. Video footage of the exam revealed that somebody else had appeared instead of Indrajit for the exam. Indrajit too confessed the same in front of department officials. Later, Divisional Joint Registrar for Co-operative societies (Audit) lodged a complaint about the same at Bajaj Nagar police station.
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When Bajaj Nagar police arrested Indrajit on March 12, it came to the fore that Indrajit’s father Keshav, with the help of Rathod, got a dummy candidate to appear for the exam for his son Indrajit. Rathod was arrested on March 13, 2020. When the cops questioned Rathod, he told them that the dummy candidate was arranged through Rajput. Before cops could get to Rajput, he fled. Later, Rajput and Keshav got anticipatory bail from a court.
Bajaj Nagar police team under the guidance of DCP Hasan keot investigating the matter and were finally able to learn that Dulhat was the dummy candidate. Dulhat was arrested on February 28, 2021 while he was going to appear for another exam as a dummy candidate. On questioning Dulhat, he told cops that Sundarde was his accomplice. Sundarde was later arrested as well.
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DCP Hasan also revealed the modus Operandi of Dulhat and Sundarde. As per the police, Dulhat would be the dummy candidate appearing for exam. While in the exam hall, he would carry a phone with a spy camera? app installed on it. He would wear his attire and place keep the smartphone in a way, which would lead the cellphone camera to click pictures of the question paper. These pictures were automatically sent to a tab, which would be operated by Sundarde. Sundarde would use another device to find answers to the questions later dictate them to Dulhat who would listen to the answers through a tiny Bluetooth earpiece.
Nagpur doctor invited as key speaker at Joint American Homeopathic Conference 2023 in US
Homeopath from Nagpur Dr Kavita Chandak, who has two Golden Book Of World Records for treating kidney disorders and success in a case of Mucor mycosis in her name, has been invited as a keynote speaker at the Joint American Homeopathic Conference 2023 based on the theme, Homeopathy in 21st century at San Antonio in United States.
In society, we get to see many cases where child born with mental or physical defects such as congenital heart defects, mental retardation, Down’s syndrome, Cleft palate, ADHD, Autism etc. though born from healthy parents. What could be the reason behind it?
Could homeopathy offer something for it? Dr. Chandak will deliver a 90 minutes session on March 26 on ‘Advancing a Healthier Generation with Homeopathy: Preventative measures for healthy birth and treatment approaches for unimpaired growth.’
She will throw light on the pre-birth causes in mother disturbing the birth of healthy baby creating mental and physical defects as well the preventive measures for initiating the creation of strong generation with Homeopathy.
Dr Chandak is an international trainer and speaker who has specialised in autism, psychiatric and behavioural disorders, kidney diseases and cancer. She has authored eight books and 294 health articles. She will be a keynote speaker in upcoming international congresses of Russia, Romania, Greece and the World Congress of Homeopathy, Colombia.
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CAMIT Chief Dipen Agrawal nominated as member in CGSTGRC Nagpur zone
Dr Dipen Agrawal, President – Chamber of Associations of Maharashtra Industry & Trade (CAMIT) has been nominated as member in Central Goods & Service Tax Grievance Redressal Committee (CGST GRC) Nagpur Zone.
At the outset Dr Dipen Agrawal while thanking Ramchandra Sankhla Chief Commissioner CGST, Vijay Rishi Commissioner Nagpur – 1 and Shri Abhay Kumar Commissioner Nagpur – 2 for giving representation to CAMIT in the recently reconstituted GRC for Nagpur Zone, said, the GRC has enabled revenue officers to have first-hand feedback on various policy initiatives undertaken by government. It also helped in ironing out the difficulties faced by trade in implementing provisions of GST, and to make GST a Grievance-free System of Taxation.
Dr Dipen Agrawal has appealed to fellow traders to forward/share their issues on [email protected] so as to get them addressed in the GRC Meetings. Active and quality participation of trade and professional associations in the committee will achieve the goals of resolving all grievances and issues faced by the tax collectors i.e. traders.
GRC is a platform to voice their grievances including procedural difficulties and IT related issues pertaining to GST and redressal at local level added Dr Agrawal.
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NMC spends ₹20 crore on lighting trees for C20 in Nagpur
Ahead of the C20 meet, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC) has spent a staggering ₹20 crore on the lighting of trees on both sides of the roads of airport road, Wardha Road, Walker’s Street, airport road to RBI Square to name a few.
Also, over one lakh nails were hammered on 3000 trees for the installation of lights leaving several activists and residents irked. The C20 meet is scheduled for March 20 and 21 where hundreds of participants from 20 countries would be arriving in the city for a summit.
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