New Delhi Dec 1: A 40-year-old man, wanted by Chattisgarh police for allegedly duping medical aspirants on the pretext of sending them to Kyrgyzstan, has been arrested, police said today. Gopalan Anish Acharya, a resident of Dwarka locality in the national capital, was arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch, they said.
Acharya had allegedly floated an educational society in the name of Luxmi Narain education consultancy, located at Pushtak Road in Mohan Nagar Durg in Chattisgarh, along with three others, said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime), Ravindra Yadav.
They used to charge lakhs of rupees for getting an admission to medical aspirants in MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. They had allegedly duped eight medical aspirants of Rs 18 lakh each, he added.
Dr Premlal Baghel, whose son was duped of Rs 18 lakh, approached Chattisgarh police with a complaint, following which the police sought help from Delhi Police, the officer said.
It was found that Acharya, who is a resident of Dwarka, was hiding here and was arrested. He is himself an MCA graduate from Kyrgyzstan. Two other accused, identified as Vaishno and Arvind Ghosh, have earlier been arrested by Chattisgarh police.