Police bust DU admission racket

 A gang of youths from Delhi and Gurgaon has been attempting to get candidates admitted to Delhi University colleges on forged documents.

The gang provides forged certificates for admission through the SC/ST and physically handicapped categories.

The five-member strong gang has been visiting different colleges in North and South Campus of the varsity in a bid to target candidates who are desperate to get admitted to undergraduate courses.

They also provide fake degrees of various DU colleges.

“They carry with them forged intermediate mark-sheets as well as stamps of doctors working at government hospitals to be able to readily provide the necessary documents as well as disabled certificates to the candidates. They charge heavily for their services” a source told this newspaper.

Police are probing the range of money charged by the gang. It is also yet to be investigated if anyone has managed entry into any DU college through these means.After they met with initial failure, Crime Branch officials identified one such element, later identified as Gurgaon-resident Arvind Yadav, 28.

On Monday, police learnt that Arvind would be arriving in a black Ford Endeavour to meet a candidate outside Venkateshwara College in South Campus.

“Arvind appeared to be waiting for someone and when policemen found his behaviour suspicious, they approached him and asked him to hand over a transparent file folder that was in his possession,” the source said.

He allegedly had duplicate copies of two intermediate marks-sheets: one issued by the ICSE board and another by Uttar Pradesh board.

He also had with him two degrees which contained monograms of Delhi University.
 The source said Arvind revealed during interrogation that they were all forged.The hunt is on for his other accomplices, police said.

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