Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Police Special Task Force on Sunday arrested six persons in Agra district for duping engineering aspirants by charging Rs 2 lakh from each student on the promise to ensure their selection in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination.

The kingpin of the gang and four engineering students of a Kanpur engineering college were among those arrested from Shahganj and Khandauli areas by the STF, official sources said here.