Karachi: Constable remanded in police custody
KARACHI: A judicial magistrate remanded on Tuesday a police constable in police custody in a fake educational certificate case till July 5. Constable Fayyaz Ahmed of the railway police has been booked for allegedly joining the department on the basis of a fake matric certificate. The suspect was arrested on Monday and the police produced him before a judicial magistrate (south) for remand. The magistrate handed him over to the police on two-day physical remand.
According to the prosecution, on a directive of the Inspector-General of the railway police, the academic certificates of railway police officials and personnel were sent to the education boards concerned for verification in March. The certificate of Fayyaz was declared fake by the Board of Secondary Education Karachi on June 20, it added.
A case (FIR 32/12) was registered against the policeman under Sections 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing of property), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 471(using as genuine a forged document) of the PPC at the Railway City police station.