Karnataka: Two students of Bengaluru medical colleges may loose seats over fake income certificates
Bengaluru: A brother and sister pursuing MBBS courses at two different medical institutes in the state are in all likelihood to loose their seats as their father submitted fake income certificates to procure a free ship for his children.
The two students are currently studying at two different medical colleges in Karnataka.Their father is living in Saudi Arabia and is reported to have an annual income of Rs. 75 Lac. However, he claimed medical seats for his children under category 2B by submitting fake income certificates.
Based on a complaint filed stating that the accused had claimed Government quota seats by submitting fake certificates, the Karnataka Examinations Authority(KEA) alerted the Bengaluru Urban DC and asked him to verify the documents. DC V Shankar who got onto the verification job sent them to the South Tehsildaar, Bengaluru, who further forwarded them to the revenue inspector.
The inspector concerned got back to the tehsildaar on Dec 19,2016 saying*“The two medical seats were claimed by submitting fake income certificates and false information. It is confirmed during the inspection that the father is residing in Saudi Arabia and they are getting income of Rs 1.25 lakh as rent.”
Speaking to Express, Manjunath, tahasildar (Grade -2) who is handling the file said, “We have received confirmation from the revenue Inspector saying they have submitted false information. We will verify the documents again and submit the file to the DC.”