Six people have been arrested for allegedly running a fake education board in northeast Delhi’s Shahdara since 2012, police said Friday.
The chairman of the fake education board, Shiv Prasad Pandey, was among the arrested people, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad said. As many as 15,000 fake marksheets of 17 different boards and universities, rubber stamps, printers, computers, etc were seized, Prasad said.
The accused had named the fake institution “Board of Higher Secondary Education, Delhi”. Its website claimed it had the recognition of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, National Council of Educational Research and Training and various other state education boards, police said.
It claimed it was an autonomous organisation under the “Government of India, Ministry of Education Department”. Further details are awaited.