Andhra’s Ongole police bust nationwide fake certificate racket

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Andhra Pradesh’s Prakasam district police have busted a two-year old fake certificate racket and arrested seven people for issuing certificates for up to 500 courses under ‘JNTC’ name, mimicking a reputed technical university, on Saturday.”We busted a nationwide operation which was being conducted through a front called Jawaharlal Nehru Technical Centre (JNTC), obviously made with an intent to confuse it with Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University (JNTU),” Prakasam district Superintendent of Police (SP) Siddarth Kaushal told IANS.The arrested seven are Jampani Venkateshwarlu, 49, Silarapu Bala Srinivasa Rao, 53, Silarapu Sujatha, 47, Siddi Srinivas Reddy, 25, Koduri Pradeep Kumar, 32, Anaparthi Christopher, 47 and Batta Potula Venkatshwarlu, 48.Police arrested them for cheating, forgery, using forged documents, falling under IPC Sections 420, 468, 471 and others.

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