New Delhi: A 25-year old Delhi Police constable, along with another person, has been arrested for their association with the Railway Protection Force (RPF) examination paper leak case, which had surfaced last month, an official said on Sunday. Mohit Kumar, a constable posted at south Delhi's Defence Colony police station was arrested on Friday.

Besides Mohit Kumar, co-accused Jai Karan, who had arranged answer keys for the exam, was arrested from his house in Meerut on July 6, a police official said.  "Jai Karan revealed that he provided the answer keys of various competitive examinations held for government posts through his associate Vikas," said Ravindra Yadav, Additional Commissioner of Police.  

"Mohit said that he contacted Pawan to ensure the selection of his brother, who appeared in the RPF exam. He said that Pawan was known for running recruitment rackets in western Uttar Pradesh," said Yadav. The official also said that Pawan contacted Mohit Kumar and offered him a certain amount to provide the answer keys for the RPF exam.

"Pawan had struck a deal with Mohit for Rs 3 lakh for providing the answer keys through SMS. Mohit paid him Rs 50,000 as advance," said the official.

Earlier this month, the police arrested six candidates appearing in RPF examination from Delhi, just a few minutes after the examination started. The RPF examination was held on June 30 across India, except Karnataka and Meghalaya, by the Railway Recruitment Board for the posts of constables.

(Agencies)

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