Bhongir Town Police on Tuesday arrested two persons and seized machinery of a DTP centre at Jeedimetla in Chintal along with several fake certificates and ID cards.

According to Bhongir DSP M. Yadaiah, arrested persons were Bharatraj, owner of the DTP unit, and Sambasiva Rao, worker in a chemical factory at Basavapuram. Rao had taken a fake degree certificate from Bharatraj for his fellow worker Balraj, after paying Rs.3,000.

The racket was exposed when Sambasiva Rao sought another certificate. While Bharatraj is a resident of Hyderabad, Rao, who belongs to Guntur, stays in Bhongir town.