Guwahati, March 25: In a major breakthrough, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the CID branch of PHQ led by Deputy Superintendent of Police (Crime) have unearthed a well organised racket wherein fake marksheets and other educational certificates of HSLC and HSSLC of students from Nagaland were being manufactured and used for commission of crime by gang of IT professionals based in Guwahati, Assam.
The SIT has apprehended three accused persons namely, Mohbubur Rashid Choudhury, Rahul Sen and Jinna Razzakul Alom from various location in Assam after a month of reconnaissance and surveillance. The prime accused Mohbubur Rasid Choudhury was arrested from Beltola, Guwahati while the other two were arrested from Krokrajhar, Assam.
In a successful operation under the supervision of DIG (CID) and SP (Crime) Nagaland, the SIT along with Cyber Cell PHQ and Cyber Forensic Lab, Chumukedima conducted simultaneous raids in Beltola, Guwahati and Kokrajhar Assam, and recovered various incriminating documents and evidence such as fake marksheets, seals of high ranking officials of NBSE, cash, laptops and various electronic equipment used in the commission of crime. The gang operates under the name Career Today Nagaland and Edumart Naga and impersonate themselves as Director and executives of these fake career and placement consultants and would convince the institutes with the false promise of providing students for admission in their colleges.
The gang would submit forged documents to the institutes and on the pretext of travelling and other logistic requirements had extracted huge amount of money from various institutes across the country.
The case came to light when the matter was reported to PHQ by the Chairman NBSE, wherein alleged that marksheets and other educational certificates which was sent to NBSE for verification by various technical institutes from Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were found to be fake. The accused are currently in police custody and further investigation in on to unveil other accomplices involved in the case.