Five men accused of making fake degree certificates and marksheets
of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and selling them for around
Rs.50,000 each were arrested from south Delhi, police said
Nimesh Pruthi, 29, Martin, 35 and Atif, 28 dealt with the clients
and were arrested Aug 3 from New Friends Colony, south Delhi.
Their partners, Rehan, 26 and Jitender, 24, who made the
certificates, were arrested from a factory in south Delhi's Okhla
area few hours later, said police.
The accused would scan the original document and then produce the
fake certificates using fake rubber stamps, said police.
"The gang had sold more than 100 such fake degrees since they
started operating in 2009. With these fake certificates and
degrees, people were getting jobs in various call centres and
private firms," said a police official.
More than 30 fake certificates and mark sheets of various degrees
from arts to MBA have been recovered from them, police said.