Fake documents racket busted in Bengal, one arrested

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Siliguri, April 24 (IANS) West Bengal CID seized several forged mark sheets, certificates and rubber stamps of different educational institutions as it busted a fake document racket in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district and arrested one person, a senior officer said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip off, the CID sleuths conducted a raid in a shop in Jalpaiguri’s Natun Bazar area on Monday and arrested shop owner, Goutam Sarkar, 27, of Jalpaiguri district’s east Dhantala, the officer said.

“(As many as) 35 forged mark sheets and certificates of different educational institutions and universities were seized along with 31 forged rubber stamps of different head masters of local high-schools, police officers and local Councillors during Monday’s raid,” said Deputy Inspector General, CID, Nishad Parvez.

“Laptop, colour printer and fake driving license has been also seized from the house of the accused,” he said.

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–IANS

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