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Government likely to cancel PGMET 2014


April 1, 2014 - Hyderabad

The Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (PGMET) 2014 that was held on March 2 will in all likelihood will cancelled following the Crime Investigation Department (CID) have come to conclusion of that the test paper were leaked.

A decision is likely from the Government either on Wednesday or Thursday. However sources said that the next date for conduct of the examinations will be announced shortly.

It may be recalled that the medical students are requesting the government not to cancel the test but only wanted to take action on those accused. But taking their plea into consideration, the officials have also appeared to have taken stock of the situation. Dr.NTR University of Health sciences officials are in favour of conducting the test afresh following the burst of the scam. They opine to conduct the test in the month of April by giving ample time for the students to prepare for the test. They plans to conduct the counselling in the month of May and the entire process could be completed by June 1.

CID includes 14 names in the FIR

The investigating agency included 14 names of the accused in the scam. The accused are A1 – K Muneeswar Reddy to A-14 Bodapati Venkateswara Reddy, A2 D Sainath, A8- Anand, A9-Chaluvadi Bheemeswara Rao alias Kalyan, a10-N Jagdeep alias Jagadeesh, A11-Ch Gurivi Reddy, A12-B Srinivasa, A13-D Sravani, A14-Bodepati Venkateswara Rao. These are already in judicial custody. However, A3-A7 though in FIR not arrested so far . CID sources said that the arrests would continue.

Sections imposed

CID officials slapped Sec.420, 406, 120-B, 408 and 409 of IPC along with Sec.8 (A) AP Public Examinations Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair activities (1997).

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