Man held for issuing fake certificates

Satish Halyalkar, 43,  a resident of BG Road, Akshaynagar, Begur is the arrested. According to the Baiyappanahalli police, he also claimed to be a journalist and President of Karnataka chapter of All India Human Rights, Freedom and Social Justice Commission, said the police.

Halyalkar launched a company called I Globe Soft Labs at his house. He contacted graduates, who were aspiring to join reputed software companies, through internet and promised to place them in good companies. He collected between Rs 25,000 and Rs 30,000 from each of them and gave them ‘experience certificates’ in the letterhead of I Globe Soft Labs stating that the candidates worked with the firm for five years.

He also provided them fake salary slips. Many of them submitted the fake experience certificates and salary slips and joined some reputed IT firms, added the police.

The crime came to light when a candidate joined MPhasis at Bagmane Tech Park at CV Raman Nagar using the fake certificates. The company found the certificates suspicious and questioned the candidate. He admitted that he got them from Halyalkar. Based on a complaint, the police arrested him. He too admitted that he has issued fake certificates to several candidates and working engineers.

Homemaker robbed
Two persons robbed a home maker of her gold chain in Basavanagudi police limits on Wednesday night.

According to the police, the incident took place near Shivashakthi Convention Hall, South End Circle when the victim was walking towards her car to return home. Yathiraj, a resident of OVH Road in Basavanagudi, stated in the complaint that he had come to the convention hall with his wife to attend a relative’s wedding. The suspect came from behind, snatched his wife’s gold chain and fled when she was about to get into the car. Another person, who was waiting in a bike a few metres away, helped the miscreant escape, he added in the complaint.

Suicide
A 22-year-old housewife hanged herself from a ceiling fan hook at her Govindashetty Palya residence in Parappana Agrahara on Wednesday, police said. Banjamma, married to Subramani, took the extreme step following a quarrel with her husband over visiting his brother who had met with an accident.

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