A man suspected to be the kingpin in the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) question paper leak case has surrendered at Vijayawada, police said on Wednesday.

A special team led by Periyaiya, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Erode while conducting search operations in Andhra Pradesh received information that Anandha Rao surrendered on Tuesday evening in the Vijayawada court.

A transfer petition has been filed to bring him to Erode.

Eighteen persons have so far been arrested in the case, police added.

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