Bhubaneswar, March 14 -- A fraudster was arrested for allegedly duping hundreds of Plus 2 students in Balasore and Bhadrak districts on the pretext of helping them pass the annual examination.

As per reports, the fraudster identified himself as a senior employee of the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE) and won the trust of several students and their guardians. In the process, he promised to help them clear Plus 2 examination and took more than Rs 10,000 from each candidate.

However, the candidates and the guardians somehow came to know about the fraudster and lodged a complaint about the incident at Balasore Industrial police station.

Subsequently, when the fraudster called the candidates to the Biju Patnaik Park to have a d...