2 VAs in Kodagu dist submit fake marks card

The District Administration has filed a complaint with the police against two village accountants, who have allegedly produced fake second year pre-university course (PUC) marks cards during the time of their appointment.

The VAs are Shivaraj Patil of Devanahalli, in Bangalore Rural, and N Nagesh of Kachanayakanahalli, in Chikkaballapura district. The District Administration, in its complaint, has urged the police to initiate action against the duo.

The District Administration had invited online applications from candidates, to fill 12 vacancies of Village Accountants in the district, on July 9, 2013. The duo had attached the marks card along with the applications. The District Administration had sent the marks card of all selected VAs to the PU Board for verification. After verifying the marks card, the PU Board officials have clarified that the marks cards of Patil and Nagesh were fake.

According to the marks card submitted by Patil, he had scored 96 marks in Kannada, English - 94, History - 95, Economics - 95, Business Studies - 96, Accountancy - 93. In reality, he had secured Kannada - 44, English - 35, History - 30, Economics - 39, Business Studies - 48 and Accountancy - 35.

Nagesh has submitted a marks card from Hosakote Government PU College. The PU Board has clarified that the Board does not have any document to prove the marks card. The marks card are not matching with the documents at the PU Board.

The marks cards have not been issued by the PU Board, said PU Board (examination) wing Joint Director in his letter dated February 12.

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