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Ten arrested for running fake university

india Updated: Nov 27, 2009 20:19 IST

Ten persons were on Thursday arrested in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh for running an unauthorised university and issuing fake certificates.

A Home department spokesman in Lucknow said that on a tip off, ten persons including the ringleader Manish Pratap Singh were arrested from Ranchi Banger locality under Refinery police station area in Mathura.

Those arrested were running a fake 'Gurukul University' and also issuing fake certificates of recognised institutions, the spokesman said adding thousands of fake mark sheets, stamps and computers were recovered from them.

A country-made gun, two cartridges and over Rs one lakh were also seized. Manish already has six similar charges registered against him in Delhi and has also been to jail with a case under the Gangsters Act in Mathura, the spokesman added.