Mastermind of fake degree racket arrested in Indore

diplomafraud March 21, 2012 1

Police have arrested the kingpin of fake certificate racket, who is an ex-employee of DAVV University, here late on Monday evening.

The police have arrested Rafique Qureshi, who was absconding since the racket was busted, from Manik Bag area. On Monday, the police got a tip-off about his presence in Manik Bagh, cordoned off the area and arrested him.

The accused has reportedly confessed of producing fake certificates for Rs 10,000 to 25,000, though the police believe that they used to charge somewhere between Rs 50,000 to Rs 80,000. Police informed that even non-residential Indians were the clients of the gang.

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The police have sent seized documents to the university for verification. They have confiscated more than a dozen fake mark-sheets, migration certificates and around 100 photographs.

The police had busted the gang on January 27. They had already arrested three persons, Vikram, Krishnakant and Dewan Narendra Singh, in the case. Qureshi had quit his job from DAVV in 2009. The police are preparing to take him on remand for the interrogation, Anil Singh Thakur, inspector of Chhotigwaltoli police, said.

Source : indiatimes

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