Churchill patronised fake degree racket:CM

PTI, PANAJI | 30 January 2013 19:44 IST

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday accused former PWD minister Churchill Alemao of patronising a fake degree racket, recently busted by police, saying the illegalities eroded the sanctity of the department.

"Alemao, during his tenure as PWD minister, was directing various candidates to this academy (which operated the racket), giving fake certificates before recruiting them as engineers in PWD department", Parrikar said in his reply to a question on affairs of PWD Department in Legislative Assembly. 

The crime branch recently exposed the racket after raiding a private academy in Margao. 

According to police, the racketeers used to provide bogus educational certificates, purportedly of various recognised universities, including the Board of Secondary Education, Gwalior.

"The bogus certificates were bought from this academy by candidates who have now become engineers", Parrikar said, adding that the illegalities committed by Alemao has eroded the sanctity of PWD department. 

Alemao, a senior Congress leader was PWD minister in Digambar Kamat-led government. 

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mr parrikar suffers from leader of opposition syndrom. It is once a l o p always a l o p. He still feels he will shout so and so is chor people will clap and cheer. Even after 9 months of being cm if he does not understand that if he accuse someone of some crime and take no action people will conclude that he has compromised with that person next day. Take action against churchil and ravi mr parrikar. Or else you are not fit to be cm.

- jayesh nayak, porvorim | 01 st February 2013 20:00

 

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