According to the officials, a man was arrested in Uttar Pradesh for appearing as a dummy candidate in the police exam on Sunday. The man has been identified as Ravikant, a resident of Mathura. They said that he worked as a constable in the state police.
Ravikant was not appearing for the duty since the last few months, said the Superintendent of Police (rural) Keshav Kumar. Ravikant appeared as dummy student at a college on Meerut-Baghpat road.
The officer further said that the police had arrested other members of the gang – Ashutosh Mani Tripathi and Sahir Khan – on November 14. Two more members – Imran and Deepak – were also arrested in this regard on November 17, he said.