CBI unearths recruitment racket in Chandigarh PGIMER

CBI on Tuesday claimed to have busted an inter-state recruitment racket of securing admissions in government and private medical colleges.

Chandigarh: CBI on Tuesday claimed to have busted an inter-state recruitment racket of securing admissions in government and private medical colleges allegedly on the basis of forged documents and in return of hefty amount of money.

CBI officials said two doctors -- Dr Amit Musale and Dr Sujay Sonawane -- who were pursuing their post-graduation at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & research (PGIMER), Chandigarh were arrested here.

The agency has registered a cheating case against them. "It was alleged that these two doctors have secured admission in the post-graduation course in PGIMER, Chandigarh
on the basis of impersonation and manipulation.

"They obtained admission through organised racket assuring admissions in various private and government medical colleges by charging hefty amount running into lakhs of
rupees," a CBI spokesman said in a release.

"In such cases some brilliant students, part of the organised racket, appeared in the entrance examinations by impersonating the aspiring candidates and qualified the same
on behalf of the candidates," he said.

Searches have been conducted at the premises of the Mumbai-based alleged mastermind of the racket, Gaurav Shalin in order to establish further links of the organised racket assuring and procuring admissions by impersonation, forgery and manipulation.

"Documents and other material have been recovered. Further investigation is continuing," the official said.

PTI

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