Delhi police bust racket selling fake school
The Delhi Police have busted a racket involved in preparing and selling fake mark sheets, degrees, certificates and diploma of various state education boards, universities and medical colleges. They charged between 10,000 to 5 lakh from potential clients for providing such certificates and have issued over 2,000 fake certificates in the past two years, police said.
Some of the seized fake educational mark sheets were of Tilkamanjhi Bhagalpur University in Bihar whose and forged law degree, Delhi former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar used to enroll himself with the Bar Council of Delhi. The arrested persons were also preparing and selling fake educational certificates and mask sheets of Shobhit University, fake id CMJ University, Manav Bharti University, Karnataka State Open University and other universities, colleges and schools in Haryana Rohtak, Delhi and Madhya Pradesh, said a senior police officer.
Vijay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (west), said the racketeers were running a fake educational consultancy agency from their office at Janakpuri district centre. They used to ask their clients to visit this website and verify the authenticity of the educational degrees and marksheets provided to them. The clients only had to feed their enrollment numbers to verify their certificates, fake id reddit said Kumar.
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The arrested were identified as Ritesh Kumar, a native of Bhagalpur, Rupesh Kumar from Delhi Uttam Nagar, Somveer Kumar from Rohtak, and Mukesh Kumar from Devli in Delhi. A laptop with scanner and printer, five mobile phones were also seized from them. Senior officers said that they were yet to crack two layers of the racket that are led by Pavitra Singh and Kapil Goyal. Singh and Ritesh were arrested in 2014 by the east Delhi police for running a similar racket.
According to the DCP, the arrests came following a case filed by Shahbazul Haq at the Tilak Nagar police station in which he alleged that he was given a fake Class 10 marksheet, certificate and migration of 2003 of a state education board from south India by Rupesh Kumar. Haq had approached Rupesh at his Janakpuri consultancy center after seeing an advertisement in which his agency claimed to help clear class 10 and 12 to anybody who failed their class 8 or 10 exams.
charged 5, fake id 000 from Haq and enrolled him in a fake course for which he was made to visit the office twice. Haq was later given Class 10 certificates and charged 5,000 more. But since the certificates were of 2003, Haq became suspicious and filed an FIR, said an investigator.
During the probe, investigators scanned the website on which Haq was shown his certificate, claiming it to be original, and found it fake. They first trapped Rupesh with Haq help and his interrogation led to the arrest of Ritesh and the other two.
The DCP denied that the racketeers were having association with officials of any of the state education boards, universities or medical colleges. certificates they sold were all forged and fake, fake identity websites he added.