HUBBALLI: The Old Hubballi police have nabbed four persons, including a KPTCL employee on charges of producing fake marks card to get job.
The KPTCL employee has been identified as Siddappa Belakinkonda, a native of Hadrihalli in Hirekerur taluk. The other three– Shivakumar Uppar, Sharanappagouda Policepatil and Shivasharanappa Patil, had helped in producing fake marks card.
Police said, Siddappa had scored 52% in the SSLC examination. After knowing that he cannot get government job for such a poor marks, he took the support of three accused in creating the fake marks card showing 91.4% marks to KPTCL. He had given Rs 3.80 lakh to get the fake marks card.
During the test for junior lineman conducted in 2007, Siddappa produced the fake marks card and got the job. As suspicion grew, KPTCL executive engineer Girish filed a complaint with Old Hubballi police on November 27.