Fake edu boards: Cops to visit schools
NEW DELHI: After they busted a pan India of fake education board, Delhi Police will now visit schools across the country who received certification from the fake Delhi-based board.
Police sources said a team is raiding areas in Lucknow in search of other accused in the racket.
Sources told Millennium Post that they have made a list of schools in different states and the team will visit them to know under what was circumstances did they get the affiliation from the fake Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi.
The police team in Lucknow is checking offices of the arrested accused.
As per information available on the website of the fake board, it has around 250-300 schools across different states affiliated to it.
Six men were arrested for allegedly running the pan-India network of fake education board and cheating more than 20,000 people by issuing fake marksheets and certificates.
The accused also claimed that their fake certificates ensured employment for several persons in various government departments, such as Uttar Pradesh Police, Railways, India Post, Army and paramilitary police.
According to police, the arrested accused mostly targeted schools, located in remote villages of far off states.
So far, schools from six states, including of Jharkhand, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, received the fake certification.
"They used to give advertisement in regional newspapers so that in such a way that any private schools in the villages of any of the states can be lured of their false claims," said a senior police official.
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