Srinagar: Crime Branch (CB) Kashmir on Tuesday conducted raids at raids at four different locations here after a fake degree and placement scam surfaced. One of the places raided by the CB sleuths was the office of a travel agent in Maisuma area.
The raids followed an enquiry by CB Kashmir into the scam wherein they found that fake certificates were being used to get placement in different countries, an official handout issued here said. The investigation agency had received complaints about doctors with fake MBBS degrees working in different countries.
“Subsequently case FIR NO. 27/2017 U/S 420,467,471,120-B RPC was registered in Crime Branch Kashmir,” said the agency, adding that investigation lead to raids where “incriminating material like stamps, type writer, computers, blank degree certificates of different professional courses and other incriminating documents were seized in a 6-hour long search.”