Lucknow: Five persons involved in preparing fake bail bonds to help inmates get out of jail have been arrested in Chowk police station area here.
Chandrika Prasad Prajapati, Lalita Prasad, Rakesh Mishra, Dayaram Sharma and Mohd Aggan were arrested from near the Hussainabad inter section yesterday though their leader managed to escape, police said Wednesday.
The gang`s role came to light on verification of details of a hardcore criminal, who had recently managed to get bail through fraudulent means.
The gang used to produce forged guarantors and submit fake bail bonds to bail out criminals in lieu of money, police said, adding that the gang had bailed out over 25 persons through this method.
Raids are being carried out to nab others found involved in the racket, they said, adding that police teams have also been sent to other districts.