Lucknow: The police are searching the missing links of arrested Secondary Education Director Sanjay Mohan accused in passing the failed applicants in revised results of Teachers Eligibility Test with his subordinates and other big names in the scam. (JPN/Bureau)
Moreover, busting the web of hundreds of brokers serving as a liaison between the authorities and the applicants will be a tough task for the police as many of them have changed their sim cards and their location.
Results of more than 2,000 people were manipulated on the payment of around Rs 50 crore, a huge sum of which lies with these brokers.
The police admitted that Rs 3 lakh were accepted from 800 candidates and amendment in their results proves that money has already been taken by them.
Although the police claim that 800 applicants have paid for modifying their results, but according to the officials of education department and teachers’ union leader, the numbers of applicants should be around 2,000.
About 300 brokers served as liaisons between the authorities and the applicants. They are said to be very professional and alert on the arrest of the Director of Secondary Education.
The police have recovered Rs 5 lakh from the Education Director and a land deal worth Rs 5 lakh has also been revealed while Rs 87 lakh have been seized by Akbarpur and Kanpur police.
Many officials under suspicion
According to the sources, the interrogations of the accused have revealed the involvement of many other officers. It is also pertinent to find the reason what made the UP Board take responsibility of conducting the exam.
New Education Director appointed
After the suspension of former Director Sanjay Mohan, CP Tiwari was appointed as the new Director of Education on Thursday.
The recent revelation has quashed the hopes of scores of applicants dreaming to achieve big by clearing the TET exam. The exam was conducted to fill 72,000 vacancies for teachers. The applicants are now concerned over possibilities of cancellation of the exam.
Lucknow: The police are searching the missing links of arrested Secondary Education Director Sanjay Mohan accused in passing the failed applicants in revised results of Teachers Eligibility Test with his subordinates and other big names in the scam.