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NEET: Extorted Rs 12 lakh from MBBS student on the pretext of getting admission in MD – Rs 12 lakh extorted from MBBS student on the pretext of getting admission in MD, Education News

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An MBBS student resident of Greater Noida West has accused two counselors of a consultancy agency in Noida of fraud. The student alleges that both of them cheated him in the name of getting him admission for MD seat in the famous university of Himachal. The accused returned Rs 9 lakh due to non-admission, but embezzled Rs 12 lakh. The victim has registered a case at Bisrakh police station. According to Bisrakh police, student Danish told that he had passed the NEET exam in the year 2023. Meanwhile, he got a call from Nikhil Niranjan, a counselor of a consultancy agency in Noida. Nikhil and his partner Bisht tricked him into getting admission in MD in a renowned university of Himachal Pradesh. He said that the expenses for admission and hostel etc. were Rs 84 lakh.

The student fell into the trap of the accused and asked them to arrange the money and gave them Rs 21 lakh. For a few days after this, the accused kept trying to get the student admitted, but the admission did not happen. When the student pressed for the money back, the accused returned Rs 9 lakh. When the student asked for the remaining amount back, the accused threatened to kill him.

The accused were caught earlier also
The business of cheating in the name of admission in medical college is quite old in the district. Such cases have come to light earlier also. The accused have also been arrested in these cases. In the past also, the police of various states of the country have caught such call centers which used to cheat students by promising them admission in medical. Cases are registered against the accused in police stations like Sector-63, Phase-3 and Sector-58 etc. The victims of these cases are fighting in the courts to get their money back.

The victim sold the house and gave the money
The victim student Danish says that the accused had put pressure on him to arrange the money as soon as possible, only then he would be able to get admission. Falling prey to their trap, he sold one of his houses for Rs 21 lakh and arranged for the money, but the accused did not lodge the complaint and fled away after swindling the money.

Police started investigating the case
The victim alleges that he and his family are being threatened with murder. Frustrated, the victim has filed a case against the accused Nikhil Niranjan and Bisht in Bisrakh police station. Kotwali in-charge Arvind Kumar said that a case has been registered on the complaint of the victim. Action will be taken after investigation.