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Fake medical job racket busted in city, lawyer held

Kolkata: A 34-year-old lawyer was arrested on charges of running a fake medical education racket in and around Kolkata.
Acting on a tip off, policemen from Cyber Crime Police Station of Bidhannagar Police Commissionerate conducted a raid and arrested Anil Yadav, who is originally a resident of Indira Nagar at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh.
It may be mentioned that earlier police had arrested one Sandeep Raj in this connection. They interrogated him and came to know about Anil. Sandeep was a resident of Bihar.
Police have also come to know about his whereabouts and conducted a raid based on the same.
A police officer said a complaint was lodged with the police on February 4, alleging that the arrested people had cheated a woman on the pretext of arranging a seat under the donor's quota at KPC Medical College, which is situated in South Kolkata. They had taken Rs 35.30 lakh from Kaberi Sinha, who lodged the complaint with the police.
The complainant had come to know about them after going through an advertisement in a daily and contacted them at Salt Lake Sector V.
In the advertisement, they claimed running a centre called Education Point. They also had an office at Golpark.
The entire incident had taken place in June 2017. But the arrested people had failed to arrange a seat in KPC Medical College for the victim and later assured arranging a seat in GCRG Medical College in Lucknow. But they failed there as well. Subsequently, the woman lodged complaint with the police based on which a probe was initiated. Police came to know that the arrested people used to run a racket in and around Kolkata.
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