Former ministry staff member held for forgery

Last Updated: Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 23:26

New Delhi: A former ministry of communication
staff member, who allegedly posed as an advocate and forged
documents using fake rubber stamps, has been arrested by Delhi
police for being involved in cases of cheating.

Jagbir Singh, a former PS in the ministry, was arrested
in South Delhi`s Neb Sarai area on Wednesday after police
officials were tipped about his activities.

As many as 20 forged rubber seals of high ranking
government officials he allegedly used to prepare fake
documents like marrigae and birth certificates, handicap
certificates etc, were also recovered from his possession.

Forged documents, including I-cards of Bar Council of
Delhi, were recovered from him and police found on
investigation that the accused was facilitating a recently
married couple in acquiring a marriage certificate
The man, who worked as a Private Secretary in the
Ministry of Communication and IT, was arrested earlier on
similar offences and following a conviction he was given
compulsory retirement in 2009.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 7, 2012 - 23:26

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