Fake Certificates Racket busted, One held by CCB Police

Fake Certificates Racket busted, One held by CCB Police

Mangaluru: The CCB police have busted a fake Certificates Racket and arrested a person from TC Road, Thokkottu here on March 14.

The arrested has been identified as Godwin D’Souza (33) from Holy Cross T C Road Ullal. Godwin was employed in MITS.

According to the police, after getting reliable information about issuing fake SSLC, PUC, Degree and Diploma certificates at the Mangalore Institute of Technology Science (MITS), the CCB police raided the Institute and seized fake certificates, laptops, 3 fake seals, fake marks sheets printing machine, papers and an I-phone.

The Mangalore Institute of Technology Science (MITS) is owned by Askan Sheikh. From 2016 Askan was issuing fake SSLC, PUC, Degree and Diploma certificates charging Rs 10,000 to Rs 45,000. The accused Askar Sheikh, Director Askan Sheikh and Godwin D’Souza started the Mangalore Public School. Those who were unemployed used to come to this school for SSLC, PUC and Degree certificates, within a week this school was providing them certificates charging Rs 10,000 for SSLC and PUC certificates and Rs 45,000 for Degree and Diploma certificates.

MITS has issued More than 150 certificates of SSLC, PUC, Degree, Diploma and B Tech. MITS director Askan Shiekh started the Mangalore Institute of Management Engineering in 2016 at Pumpwell and under the Eduexcel Consultancy, he was issuing fake certificates. The CCB police raided the institute and seized the fake certificates.

Under the direction of Police commissioner T R Suresh and the able guidance of DCP Law and order Hanumantharaya, DCP Crime and Traffic Uma Prashanth the operation was carried out by the CCB Inspector Shantharam, PSI Shyam Sundar, Kabbal Raj, Ullal PSI Gurappa Kanthi and team.