Bihar: Police arrested 12 in CTET-2024 case

Bihar: Police have arrested 12 people, including two women, for allegedly joining the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET)-2024 and appearing in the exam in place of other candidates at various examination centres in Darbhanga district. “Nine arrests were made from various centres under the jurisdiction of Laheriyasarai police station, while two were detained from a centre under Sadar police station and one person was arrested from a centre under Bahadurpur police station,” Darbhanga SSP Jagunath Reddy told reporters on Sunday. Police said the impersonation was detected through biometric scans of candidates’ fingerprints at the examination centres. Police took action based on complaints lodged by supervisors and administrators. Cases have been registered against the imposters and their interrogation is underway. Police are also gathering information about genuine candidates. Sources said police are also investigating whether the arrested are linked to any inter-state fraud syndicate. CTET is conducted annually at the national level for candidates seeking teaching positions in the government sector.

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