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Sex-for-marks scandal rocks Jabalpur varsity, 2 arrested

PTI  Jabalpur, March 03, 2011
First Published: 19:24 IST(3/3/2011) | Last Updated: 19:52 IST(3/3/2011)

An alleged sex-for-marks scandal has come to light in Jabalpur, leading to the arrest of two University officials.


Controller of Examination Professor SS Rana and the Deputy Registrar RS Kakodia of Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya (RDVV) in Jabalpur were arrested on March 1. Police had earlier arrested one Raju Khan in this case.

Two other accused, Prerna Atwal, a student, and one Ajay Khandelwal, are absconding, police said. According to the complaint filed by S Arya, a first-year MBBS student of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College last month, Prerna, her senior in the college, told her that she would have to sleep with Khan if she wanted to get her marks increased in the revaluation.

Prerna allegedly told her that Khan had contacts in the Varsity, and also revealed that the complainant had failed in
two subjects, though the results were not yet declared.

Following which, police have seized all the answersheets of first year MBBS exam.

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