4 arrested Gujarati youths fail to speak in English in US court despite having high IELTS score, police begin probe

4 arrested Gujarati youths fail to speak in English in US court: A case of forgery has come to the fore in the high IELTS test scores of four Gujarati youths in the US. Four Gujarati youths, who passed the high level IELTS test, could not speak English in a US court. After this their fraud was exposed.

At the request of US officials, police in Gujarat’s Mehsana district have launched an investigation to trace an alleged racket.
It is helping ineligible students achieve higher International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores to gain admission to colleges in Canada, an official said on Monday. They can then be smuggled into the US. It will be detected.

Giving details about the case, Inspector Bhavesh Rathod, Special Operations Group (SOG) of Mehsana Police, who is heading the investigation team, said that the investigation so far has revealed that there was no transparency by the examination conducting agency, as the previous During the examination held in September, the CCTVs of the exam hall were switched off. In March this year, US border officials arrested six youths from Gujarat while attempting to gain unauthorized entry into the country from Canada.

Could not speak English in the court
Rathod said that these six Indian youths from Gujarat, who are in the age group of 19 to 21 years. They were caught from a sinking boat in the St. Regis River in Quesne, USA, near the Canadian border. Four of these youths are from Mehsana, and two from Gandhinagar and Patan.

Rathod said that when they were produced before a court in the US, they failed to answer the questions asked by the judge in English. For them the court had to take the help of Hindi to English translator. The court was astonished to see them unable to speak English as these students had scored 6.5 to 7 bands in the English proficiency test IELTS. After this, the case of forgery in IELTS test scores came to the fore.

The US Consulate General had requested an investigation
Rathod said that later, citing media reports on the incident, the Criminal Fraud Investigation Unit of the US Consulate General in Mumbai sent an e-mail to the Mehsana Police to investigate whether these four students from Mehsana – How Dhruv Patel, Neil Patel, Urvish Patel and Sawan Patel got very high marks and which agency or agent were involved.

There is an exam for English spoken proficiency
Let us tell you that IELTS is an exam of International Standard for English Spoken Proficiency for Non-English Language Speakers. A good IELTS score is essential for admission to good colleges in many countries. Even promising students have to work very hard to get 5 or 6 bands in IELTS.

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