The special task force (STF), in a joint operation with the Uttar Pradesh police has arrested 12 persons and has said to have busted a gang that was allegedly involved in illegally printing National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books.
This has been found in revealed by the officials that the team also seized printed books worth Rs 35 crore from two stores in Partapur area of Meerut and Gajraula in Amroha district. Six facilities, where the books were allegedly printed, were sealed on Friday evening.
Meerut Police SSP, Ajay Shahni said, ‘The joint team recovered Rs 35 crores worth NCERT books, and printing machines.
Singh said that NCERT distributes its books after printing them in its Delhi-based printing press and that it doesn’t have any press in Meerut and other locations. Sachin Gupta and his aides started printing these books in their printing press. Over the period of time, they developed a good distribution system across the country.