2 PhD scholars running coaching centre held for PU paper leak

2 PhD scholars running coaching centre held for PU paper leak

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-04-19 07:50 Bengaluru: Two research students of Bengaluru university have been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) police in Karnataka in connection with the PUC question paper leak case.The arrested men are K Nagendra, 37 and Thimmegowda, 37, both residents of Mysuru and PhD students of Bengaluru University. Nagendra, in association with Thimmegowda runs a coaching centre in Nagarbhavi in west Bengaluru.The investigation reveals nexus between the question paper leak and some prestigious colleges and coaching centers in Karnataka. Nagendra and Thimmegowda have a good relationship with the main kingpin of the racket Shivakumariah and they used to get question papers prior to examinations to ensure 100�esult in their institution, Intellectual Correspondence Coaching Centre in Nagarbhavi, in order to lure students to join it.The CID police said that Nagendra had enrolled for PhD in Biochemistry and Thimmegowda in Economics.“Nagendra sold question papers to students and parents to made easy money in collusion with Shivakumariah,” a police officer said.Thimmegowda was in close contact with Shivakumariah for the last seven years and involved in selling question papers to the students, police said.