Police in Assam are probing a case of a Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains candidate allegedly using a proxy to appear in the test on his behalf during the examination held in September this year.

According to a FIR lodged by Mitradev Sharma at the Azara police station in Guwahati, the candidate, who scored 99.8%, allegedly didn’t appear for the test held on September 5.

“A complaint was filed in this regard on October 23. We have constituted a special investigation team to probe the allegations. The FIR alleges the candidate used a proxy to appear in the test on his behalf,” said Suprotiv Lal Baruah, Additional DCP (West), Guwahati.

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