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Saturday, October 20, 2012

School Teacher Arrested for Issuing Fake Certificates from Pvt Institute


Malda,October 19: Teacher of a state government aided madrasah and his nephew were arrested last night for issuing fake certificates in the name of non-existent board and university.

College they used to run was fake as were the certificates issued from there. Number of students were duped and lost huge money. Finally the director of the college along with the coordinator was caught into police net following the complaint of duped students.

It may be noted that an institution named Vidyasagar College of Distance Education was set up near the Malda Police Station of Mangalbari. Swapan Das, a teacher of Jatradanga KB high madrassah, became the director of this College. His nephew Prosenjit Das was the coordinator. It is alleged that certificates from Madhyamik to graduation were issued from here against huge money. Many youths were lured with the offer.


Recently one Gopal Karmakar got Class X passed certificate from here and went to get admitted in Class XI. But in the school Gopal went to be admitted found that it was a fake certificate. Similarly one Manabendra Choudhury got a fake graduation certificate from here. On 13th of this month both of them lodged an FIR against the institution to police. Following the enquiry, police arrested both Swapan Das and Prosenjit Das last night. The institution was also sealed. They were charged under section 406, 420, 465, 468 and 471 IPC. Today they were produced to court and were taken to police custody for 10 days.


SP, Malda Jayanta Pal said, “We are interrogating the accused and case have already been initiated against them”

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