LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested Jaswant Singh, brother of Raj, who is the mastermind of the Anamika Shukla case in which one woman was found working as a teacher on forged documents in multiple schools.
Jaswant Singh was arrested from Mainpuri on Thursday. He had failed in graduation and was working as a teacher under the forged name of Vaibhav Kumar in Kannauj.
His brother Raj, who has multiple names that include Neetu and Pushpendra, is absconding. He allegedly runs a major racket in forged degrees.
Superintendent of Police Kasganj Ghule Sushil Chandrabhan, said that the gang had earlier got a girl named Deepti Singh a job in the Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Purvanchal region and then he got his brother a job in a similar manner.
There are multiple teachers with the name Deepti Singh and the basic education department is now verifying their credentials. According to preliminary investigation, the gang has got jobs for around two dozen people with forged degrees and documents.
The matter had come to light when teachers with the name Anamika Shukla were found to be teaching in multiple schools. The fathers name and address of all of them was similar. (IANS)
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