DU student held for cheating in law faculty entrance exam

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New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Drawing inspiration from Bollywood movie “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.”, a Delhi University student sought to cheat in the Faculty of Law’s LLB course entrance exam here, but was caught, the police said on Monday.

Police said the student, identified as Naveen, was arrested from Atma Ram Sanatan Dharm (ARSD) College soon after he was caught cheating by the examiner around 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The 21-year-old, who is a native of Sonepat in Haryana, used the WhatsApp feature on his mobile phone to try to cheat in the exam.

According to a senior police officer, invigilator Jagvir Singh suspected Naveen’s activities. When he asked Naveen what he was hiding, the student tried to run away from the examination room “but Singh immediately closed the door and raised an alarm”.

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“Singh and the college management later informed the police and a mobile phone and ear phones were recovered from him. It was found that Naveen was cheating with the help of a person named Nirmal Bhaiya. Through ‘WhatsApp’, he was asking him about the answers,” the officer added.

Naveen said that he was inspired by the characters in Bollywood movie “Munna Bhai M.B.B.S” and planned to crack the entrance exam with such tactics, the officer added.

“We are interrogating him to ascertain whether he and his (Nirmal) Bhaiya are part of any organised syndicate,” the police officer said, adding search is on to nab Nirmal Bhaiya.



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