Published On: Mon, Jun 11th, 2018

Arrests in India linked to local medical school

WILLEMSTAD, NOIDA - According to reports from the media in India, a fake admission racket was busted and five persons were arrested for providing forged documents to students for MBBS programs in foreign universities. The accused were identified as Anuj Dwivedi, Shushil Kumar, Raghav Singh, Marut Sharma and Harjeet Singh.

The report indicates that the police have recovered fake medical certificates, police verification certificates, birth certificates and fake stamps of some doctors and police officials from their possession.

Rajeev Kumar Singh, Circle Officer Noida II, said that a student had filed a complaint that the gang was forging documents and getting money from students on the pretext of education abroad. The police team on Thursday last week conducted a raid at an office - Sant Martin Administrative Service and arrested the five persons from the spot. The accused facilitated medicine program mainly in institutions in the Netherlands. They used to get a donation of 30-40 lakh from the aspirants for the admission. 1 lakh is about 1,600 U.S. dollars.

Police said that the accused had been running the office for the last five years.

During interrogation, the accused revealed that they used to target young students who had completed class XII examination and call them informing lucrative offer in pursuing medicine in foreign countries. “They used to attest the documents using the fake seals,” Singh said.

Police recovered cash, a laptop, two printers, some fake stamps of doctors and police from the spot. Three other accomplices – Sanjay Sharma, Varun Seth and Lalit Arora – are absconding.

Singh said they will contact the Universities in which the students were placed by these criminals. “All the accused were produced in court and sent to judicial custody in the evening,” said police. A case of fraud under Sections 420, 467 and 471 of IPC has been registered at Sector 20 police station in this regard.

Click here to read the article in the Times of India

The name Lalit Arora appeared on the website of a Curaçao medical university as their Director of Admissions but has since been removed. According to sources he is currently in the U.S.

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