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Four more held in fake paramedical certificate racket case

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Police have made four more arrests from in in the alleged fake paramedical certificates case, taking the number of arrests to 17 so far, an said Saturday.

The four accused who were arrested on April 11 were working as pharmacists at various medical shops in the city.

The arrests were part of an investigation into the fake certificate racket which was busted by crime branch in January this year.

Police had then arrested 13 persons, including the of a paramedical organisation, and the of a Pune-based Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad, which is not recognised by the

Police said some students had secured fake class 10 and class 12 certificates from the Pune-based organisation, and used them to get admission in and courses.

The students completed the pharmacy courses and used the qualification certificates to get jobs as pharmacists, they said in a release.

The four arrested persons are identified as Kamlesh Patel, 23, Jagdish Choudhari, 42, Vazaram Choudhari, 36, and Chunilal Choudhari, 50.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 15:10 IST