BHOPAL : In the police recruitment exam conducted on Sunday, the officials of Professional Examination Board caught two impersonators from the examination centres, in the second shift.

The director of PEB, Bhaskar Lakchakar informed that both of them have been caught at the registration desk. The board have upgraded the candidate identification systems, to check irregularity in the examinations.

The candidates approaching for examination have to give their identification, through biometric system.  In this process, both impersonators were caught at the examination centre at Sagar Institute of Research and Technology at Bhopal.

Praveen Katiyar arrived in place of the original candidate Mohan Singh to appear in the exam, in the shift from 12 am to 2 pm. He was caught while giving the thumb impression on the bio metric machine.

The second impersonator, Nem Singh, caught in SIRT, was appearing in place of Anil Singh.

Nem Singh had applied a Feviquick gel on his thumb so that his finger prints could not be matched properly, but the alert officials sensed the anomaly and caught him.

The Ayodhya Nagar police have registered the case under sections 419,420,120-B of IPC and 3/ 4 of Examination Act 1993 against the four fraudsters.

CSP Rashmi Kharya informed that the police have arrested impersonators Nem Singh (33) and the candidate Anil Singh (22). Nem Singh is a cousin of the original candidate and both are the residents of district Agra, Uttar Pradesh. The second impersonator Praveen Katiyar, resident of district Kanpur, UP had taken Rs 80,000 from candidate Mohan Singh Mekadi of Morena district to appear in the exam. Police arrested Katiyar and have launched a manhunt to arrest Mohan Singh.

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