One more person has been arrested in New Delhi for allegedly using forged marksheets to procure a commercial flying licence, taking the total number of people arrested in such cases to 21.
The arrested person has been identified as Jigesh Patel. He was apprehended from the capital on Tuesday, a senior police official said. With this, Delhi Police has arrested 12 pilots, three DGCA officials, two middleman and two forgers.
Jaipur Police has arrested two fake pilots since March 7 after the fake pilot scam was unearthed by the DGCA.
The previous arrest by Delhi Police was made on May 24 when they arrested a trainee co-pilot with Air India identified as Sourabh Prakash Lokhande (29).