Police gets list of 20 people who got jobs with fake edu board degrees
Investigators have obtained details of 20 persons whose employers purportedly sent their details for verification to the fake ‘Board of Higher Secondary Education Delhi’ this yeareducation Updated: Dec 12, 2017 17:23 IST
The Delhi Police on Monday said that they have accessed a list of some of the beneficiaries of the gang running a fake admission racket which they had busted last week.
Investigators have obtained details of 20 persons whose employers purportedly sent their details for verification to the fake ‘Board of Higher Secondary Education Delhi’ this year and documents pertaining to 48 schools which applied for affiliation this year.
The police have not released any details and said that they will have to individually cross check the information obtained from the six arrested members of the gang.
“For now we have obtained two registers carrying details of those who applied for jobs using the degrees provided by the fake board and the list of schools. These are cases where prospective employers sent the documents of the candidates to the ‘Board’ for verification,” said DCP (Shahadra) Nupur Prasad.
HT had earlier reported that when candidates used this board’s certificates to get jobs, the recruiting agency would often send requests to the board to verify the authenticity of the documents. “Basically, a fake board would be verifying a fake certificate,” Ravindra Yadav, Joint CP (eastern range), had told HT.
The 20 candidates mentioned in the register are also suspected beneficiaries.
On the subsequent verification process, Prasad said that they would check with universities to verify if their degrees and diplomas (produced by the candidates) were genuine or fake. If found fake, the employers would be approached and then the candidates.
As far as the schools are concerned, all 48 schools are either from UP or Bihar, two states where affiliations were allegedly sold for anywhere between Rs 10,000-51,000. The police will write to these schools and the concerned education department in Lucknow or Patna to alert them that the affiliations remained cancelled.
The police remand of all six accused will be over on Tuesday and they will be produced at a court.
First Published: Dec 12, 2017 17:23 IST