New Delhi: A fake certificate and marksheet racket was busted by Delhi police on Sunday. Two persons including the kingpin were arrested.
According to police sources, this gang was printing forged degrees and certificates of various government and private universities and state education boards across India.
The arrested kingpin, Dal Chand Meherolia, runs an education institute at MH Eduversity, Digital School of India in northwest Delhi’s Pitampura.
At least 19 fake mark sheets and degrees from Shanghai International University, William Carey University, Universities of Shillong, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Kalinga, Bihar, and other states, were seized from his possession.
11 laptops, 14 mobile phones, and fake stamps were also seized. Fake and blank degrees, certificates, mark-sheets and migration certificates of various universities and state education boards were recovered from co-accused Mahaveer Kumar’s Burari house.
The racketeers were providing fake mark sheets from Class 10th to PhD, for Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,20,000. They were also preparing and adding holograms to the fake documents to make them look real.
The arrested duo is reported to have confessed that they have sold more than 2,000 fake degrees and many have got jobs using them.