Drop a pin on Google Maps: Court


Posted on 16 November 2021


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A special court has ordered an accused in the JEE (Main) manipulation case to share his whereabouts with the CBI investigating officer by dropping a "pin on the Google Maps" on his phone within seven days of his release on bail, probably the first such order in CBI cases. Ajinkya Narhari Patil, an employee of Affinity Education Private Limited's Pune office, was granted bail after allegedly luring eager individuals by promising to arrange their admission in engineering courses through the JEE (Main) for a fee. The CBI, which smashed the racket on September 2 this year, claims that the accused owners and executives of Affinity Education negatively affected the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) by remotely answering question papers and often delivering answer keys to applicants who paid for their illegal services.


Key Point

  • A special court has ordered an accused in the JEE (Main) manipulation case to share his whereabouts with the CBI investigating officer by dropping a "pin on the Google Maps" on his phone within seven days of his release on bail, probably the first such order in CBI cases.