Four arrested in Darra for making fake documents
KOHAT: The security forces arrested four tribesmen from Darra Adamkhel bazaar on Tuesday for their involvement in preparation of fake educational degrees and certificates. Officials said that a raid was conducted following information that a group of people was preparing fake degrees and certificates and selling them to aspirants from Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. They said that certificates and degrees of various boards and universities were being printed at an office in Hakeem Khan market in the main Darra bazaar. The tribal area of Darra Adamkhel is a Frontier Region of Kohat, which was under the administrative control of army since the uprising of militants in 2008.
The security forces accompanied by khasadars also seized dozens of plain pages of degrees and certificates besides fake official stamps from the shop, said the officials. Those arrested were identified as Ashna Khan, Shadeed Khan and Sahib Khan, while the name of the fourth one who was nabbed in a separate raid could not be ascertained. All the four accused have been whisked away to an unknown place in Kohat for investigation. An official at the office of assistant political agent confirmed the raids and said that none of the accused was handed over to them.