The principal of a private D.Ed. college at Maddur was arrested on Tuesday on the charge of cheating.
The police gave the name of the accused as T. Suresh with aliases such as B.N. Raghu and Dr. Suresh Gowda. He is a native of Bidaragere village near Bindiganavile hobli in Nagamangala taluk. A pre-university dropout, he was staying at Hanakere village, near Maddur.
The police said he submitted fake certificates to get the post in one of the reputed colleges run by a politician. The police said the accused had worked in petty shops in Bangalore and other places before. Later, he joined a D.Ed. college in Hassan by producing fake certificate and other documents.
Mr. Gowda’s fraudulent acts came to light on Tuesday after a nurse in a private hospital in Mysore lodged a complaint with the police. The nurse said the accused had collected money from her, promising a job in Victoria Hospital in Bangalore.
During questioning, the accused allegedly told the police that he had duped many people promising them jobs and had taken money from a few students after offering them seats in prominent colleges.
During the investigation, it also came to light that he had married two women, who are natives of Ankola and Hassan. He collected Rs. 8.7 lakh and 300 gm of gold ornaments from them. He was living in rented houses at Maddur with his wives. He has two daughters.
The police have recovered fake M.A. and B.Ed. certificates, doctoral certificates, fake PAN cards, driving licences, voter identity card and fake mark sheets, among other things, from the accused.
Mr. Gowda was produced in a local court, which remanded him in judicial custody.
He submitted fake certificates to get the post He worked in petty shops in Bangalore and at other places before
He submitted fake certificates to get the post
He worked in petty shops in Bangalore and at other places before