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ED attaches properties of five accused including RPSC member Katara in paper leak case, accused sold papers to 180 candidates at Rs 8-10 lakh each

The Directorate of Enforcement has attached properties of accused including RPSC member Babulal Katara in the paper leaks case. The central investigating agency has attached properties worth Rs 3.11 crore belonging to Suresh Vishnoi, Suresh Dhaka, Bhupendra Saran and Sher Singh Meena along with Katara.

It has registered case again them under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). ED has invoked PMLA as it has found that the paper was first leaked then then money was exchanged while selling the paper.

During investigation, ED came to know that accused had leaked the paper of General Knowledge in the second grade teacher recruitment test, which was conducted by RPSC across the state in December 21, 22 and 24, 2022.

Accused sold papers to 150 candidates in Udaipur and 30 in Jaipur

During investigation, it was a found that RPSC member Babulal Katara leaked the paper of General Knowledge and handed it over to Anil Meena alias Sher Singh Meena, who further sold it to Bhupendra Saran and Suresh Dhaka. Both Dhaka and Saran took Rs 8-10 from each candidate against the leaked paper. It has been found out that the accused gave the leaked paper to 150 candidates in Udaipur and 30 in Jaipur garnering Rs 18 crore in the course of selling and reselling.

More properties under ED radar

ED is investigating the case thoroughly. The investigation may give some more leads as the accused have been involved in paper leak of other competitive examinations also. They have also been involved in cases of providing dummy candidates in exams. ED may attach more properties of these accused on getting more breakthroughs.

ED had first conducted raids on June 5

ED had first conducted raids on 5 June across more than 28 places in paper leak case. It has conducted raids on the complaint of MP Kirodi Lal Meena who had been staging demonstration against the paper leak since examinations were conducted. ED recovered many important documents and papers related to the paper leak from the places of RPSC member Babulal Katara, Suresh Dhaka and Suresh Vishnoi.

Alok Mathur
Alok Mathurhttps://www.thebuckstopper.com/
Alok Mathur is a law graduate. Journalism is his first love which he now pursues in the latter half of his career. Controversies and crime are the right triggers for him.
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