A special team of police personnel from Theni district visited the city residence of Udit Surya, a student of Theni Medical College accused of impersonation to secure a seat in the medical college. Following complaints of impersonation and fraud, he surrendered his seat.
Udit Surya was charged with having someone else write the NEET exam and attend the counselling on his behalf. This was revealed after a complaint was sent to the authorities of the college. Following an enquiry by college officials, he submitted the letter and went missing. Based on complaint from the college dean, Theni district police booked a case against him and others under Section 419 (Cheating by personation) and 420 (Cheating) of IPC. The special team constituted by Theni district SP visited a house in Tondiarpet based on the address given by Udit Surya in his document. Police sources said, “We went to the place which was mentioned in the application to conduct an inquiry. But no one was available in the said address. We will conduct further inquiry.”