Man held 14 years after using forged mark sheet

September 13th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) A 32-year-old man, who evaded arrest for 14 years after taking admission in a Delhi University college on the basis of a forged mark sheet, was arrested here, police said Thursday.

Harvinder Tokas was arrested from his in-laws’ house in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj neighbourhood Wednesday.

Tokas was among 18 students who had used forged mark sheets to get admission in Deshbandhu College in south Delhi 1997.

“The issue came to light in 1998 and 17 people were arrested and chargesheeted but Tokas evaded police since then,” said a police officer.

“Tokas got admission in B.A. (Honours) Political Science course. He was absconding since the registration of the case against him. He had also given a wrong residential address on his admission form,” added the officer.

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