NAME director arrested again for investigation
The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority today detained D...
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NAME director arrested again for investigation

The CIAA today detained Dr Navin Kumar Sharma, director of NAME, as part of the anti-graft body’s ongoing investigation into MBBS scholarship question paper leak scandal.
Published on: Mar 5, 2016
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  • 1. NAME director arrested again for investigation The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority today detained Dr Navin Kumar Sharma, director of National Academy for Medical Education, as part of the anti-graft body’s ongoing investigation into MBBS scholarship question paper leak scandal. According to the CIAA, Sharma was detained for obstructing its investigation into question paper leak. Sharma had also shouted at CIAA officials when they were producing other detained in connection with the case before the Special Court yesterday, said CIAA, adding that Sharma’s activities are against Section 24 of the CIAA Act and that his detention was necessary for further investigation. Sharma was earlier arrested on December 12 but was released the following day. On December 6, the scheduled MBBS scholarship exam was cancelled after it was found that question papers were leaked. A CIAA team had arrested Devi Ram Pandey, Director of Golden Gate College, and a teacher there for their involvement in leaking the question papers. On December 7, the CIAA raided a couple of MBBS exam preparation institutions, including NAME, as part of its investigation into the case. MBBS scholarship exam is conducted by the Ministry of Education. The exam provides an opportunity for those aspiring to pursue medical education in and outside the country. Around 300 students get scholarship to study MBBS based on merit basis. After question papers were leaked, hours before the exam on December 6, MoE had rescheduled the exam for December 13. Question paper leak trail • On December 6, hours before exam, it was found that MBBS scholarship question papers were leaked • A Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority arrests Devi Ram Pandey, director of Golden Gate College, and one of its teachers for investigation into their involvement in leaking the question papers • Both have charged with selling the question papers for a hefty among of money • The Ministry of Education reschedules the exam for December 13 • In subsequent days, the CIAA raids some more medical exam preparation centres, including National Academy for Medical Education in Putalisadak • On December 12, CIAA arrests NAME Director Navin Kumar Sharma but releases him the following day • On January 1, the constitutional anti-graft body detains Sharma again, saying his activities are against Section 24 of the CIAA Act and that his detention is necessary for further investigation