Hyderabad Man Enrolled In US University With Fake Certificates.
The Telangana Police arrested a 25-year-old man from Hyderabad who allegedly secured admission to the US for a master’s degree using forged certificates after his visa application was rejected multiple times.
According to Police commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat, the accused, Janga Dayakar Reddy, had failed to clear 11 papers in B Tech and paid Rs 1.3 lakh to one Muddam Swamy for the fake engineering degree certificate from Osmania University.
The commissioner added that he used the fake educational certificates and secured admission for a master’s in business analytics at the University of Dayton, Ohio, as well as Lewis University, Illinois.
Reddy, who pursued B Tech (Civil) from AVN Institute of Engineering and Technology, Ibrahimpatnam, between 2014 and 2018, attended US visa interviews in Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai but failed to clear those, he added.
The special operations team (LB Nagar) and Nacharam police arrested Reddy in a joint operation. They seized a fake bachelor of engineering (computer science) certificate from Osmania University, a fake provisional certificate, a fake migration certificate, a fake consolidated memorandum of marks, a fake memorandum of marks, a fake certificate issued by the OU controller of examinations, fake letters of recommendations of Matrusri Engineering College, fake loan sanction letter of AP Grameena Vikas Bank among others. Further investigation is on, and his cell phone is being examined, the police said.
The police commissioner appealed to all unemployed youngsters not to fall into the trap of bogus overseas agents and spoil their future.