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LU marksheet racket unveils property scam


LUCKNOW: Police on Tuesday recovered pretend stamp papers worth Rs 10 lakh and 20 pretend PAN playing cards from the administrative center of the top accused in the marksheet racket.

Police now suspect that the accused, Kirodhan Prasad, was once also all for a belongings rip-off.


On April 17, Prasad, a former LU employee, along with a serving LU employee and 4 others, was once arrested for working a racket of forging marksheets and degrees of more than a few universities across India.

On Tuesday, the investigators sealed the Jankipuram administrative center of the gang and seized the pretend stamp papers PAN playing cards. Ten of the playing cards were issued in Prasad's title, whilst 10 others belonged to other individuals of the gang. The group also recovered scanners.

"During investigation, the police recovered 150 fake stamp papers. Officers in the treasury who verified them said the signature of the notary and the seal insignia were not original. It seems the stamp papers were used by Prasad in transfer of property or to strike new deals using forged documents. However, it was yet to be established," said Amit Kumar, SP (Trans-Gomti).

"We are also questioning Prasad about where he used to get the fake stamp papers manufactured from," he added.

The police are also accomplishing an inquiry in the registry administrative center about offers accomplished by way of Prasad.


Meanwhile, investigation has published that Prasad used several pretend PAN playing cards to evade the eye of businesses at the transactions of huge sums of cash.


"Prasad used to ask his clients to transfer money directly into his account. He would then distribute it among other gang members. He has never filed an income tax return after being sacked from LU," added an respectable.


The police are also looking into main points of Prasad's circle of relatives over the past 8 years.




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