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EWS admission scam: Two more held in Delhi

IANS 26 Jun 2015, 15:38:04 IST

New Delhi : Delhi Police on Friday claimed to have busted another module in the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) admission scam with the arrest of two more people.

Hukum Singh and Arun were arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch from the national capital on Thursday.

A probe is currently underway to look into the admission scam in the city schools under the EWS category.

"The arrested people had managed to get students admitted to Bal Bharti School in Pitampura and Lancer Convent in Rohini area," a police officer said.

Earlier, police on June 24 had arrested Neeraj who was working at Lancer Convent School and getting admissions done with the help of his associates.

Police said he used to charge Rs.1 lakh to Rs.3 lakh per admission.

According to police, such admission racketeers operated in various prominent schools across the national capital.