Fake certificates racket busted, one held

Quick job solutions

Hyderabad: The sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, West Zone, have arrested one Mohammed Zumair alias Zubair for allegedly making various fake educational certificates and selling them.

Deputy Commissioner of Police, Commissioner’s Task Force, Hyderabad City, has said the accused started a consultancy business “Quick Job Solutions” in 2011 at Nalgonda Crossroads, Malakpet, and promised many people that he would arrange software jobs in MNCs and cheated them after taking money. In 2013, he closed his shop and disappeared. A case was registered against him in Chaderghat Police Station, Hyderabad.

In 2015, he started business in the name of “Hyderabad College of Distance Educational & Advanced Studies”, at Santosh Nagar and later shifted to Model House, Panjagutta in November last and started fabricating educational certificates of different universities.

The accused also opened another branch at Babu Khan Estate, Basheerbagh. He used to give paper ads like “one sitting”, “distance education”, “correspondence courses” for failed and discontinued students. He used to collect Rs 80,000 for engineering certificates, Rs 40,000 for MBA, Rs 50,000 for MCA, Rs 40,000 for degree and Rs 15,000 for Intermediate certificates.

The accused was also running an educational institution in the name of National Institute of Management and Engineering Studies with website www.nimes.in. The accused along with seized property was handed over to SHO, Panjagutta Police Station, Hyderabad.

The arrest was made on Friday under the supervision of B Limba Reddy, Dy. Commissioner of Police, by L Raja Venkat Reddy, Inspector, with the assistance of SIs.  

-NSS

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