2 held in DU fake certificate case

2 held in DU fake certificate case

Those arrested were identified as Neeraj and Sanjeet. The duo was caught by a police team here on the basis of the information they collected during investigation into Delhi University admission racket.

Police had on Friday busted the racket, arresting three persons including the alleged kingpin Himanshu Gupta (26). Other two associates of Himanshu were identified as Vikas (24) and Ketan Gupta (24).

On Sunday, police was learnt to have questioned parents of the 13 students who were suspected to have got admission the basis of fake caste certificates in different colleges here.

Police claimed that the racket led by Himanshu, a marine engineer, managed to secure admissions of many students including four girls to different colleges here on the basis of the fake caste certificates that his racket had allegedly prepared.

The racket charged Rs 3-5 lakh for getting a student admitted in the college of their choice.
Vikas, who floated an educational consultancy firm and advertised in the leading news papers in the capital and other cities about facilitating admissions, allegedly lured students to the racket.  

Ketan, a data operator at a Tehsildar office here, allegedly helped Himanshu in making fake certificates and uploading them on government website. According to police sources, ten forged caste certificates shown as issued from the office of Tehsildar in Mehrauli, were found allegedly prepared by Ketan.

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