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2 cops suspended for issuing fake certificates


BENGALURU: Two head constables had been suspended for allegedly issuing pretend police verification certificate to the public over the last three years.
Verification certificate are issued to workers of personal firms, cab drivers and others to certify that a particular particular person has no felony antecedents. Individuals and firms search such certificate from police.



Sources mentioned Narayanaswamy P and Manjunath AV, head constables deputed in the administration wing of town police commissioner’s workplace on Infantry Road, created and issued pretend certificate to other folks. The loss led to to the police division has been put at Rs 73,850.


Vidhana Soudha police registered a case in opposition to them below IPC sections 420, 465, 468 and 471 and investigation is below way. “The accused would method the public coming to the commissioner’s workplace and be offering to get certificate temporarily. They would issue pretend certificate with solid hologram on them. The documents had police officials’ signatures too,” an officer mentioned.


The issue got here to gentle after an informant tipped off police concerning the racket. Police are yet to establish the exact selection of pretend certificate issued via the duo. They suspect the racket could have began after city police presented FIFO (first-in first-out) gadget to hasten the verification process three years ago.




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