Police have arrested a youth for his allegedly involvement in selling fake college degrees, sources said in Jammu on Saturday.
A police team led by SHO Mohammad Aslam arrested Swaroop Lal from Bari Brahamana area of the district yesterday, they said, adding he was allegedly involved in selling fake graduation, post graduation and MBBS degrees and misusing name of some Rajasthan-based colleges.
They said Lal was being questioned to ascertain that from where he was getting the fake degrees. The sources said a case has been registered against him and further investigation was on to ascertain involvement of others from other states and apprehend them.
A local court in Rajasthan and sessions court of Samba had issued arrest warrants against him on the complaints of some youth that they had been given fake degrees, the sources said.