New Delhi: Two more persons, including a pilot, were arrested in Ahmedabad by Delhi Police for allegedly using forged marksheets to procure licence from the country's airline regulator DGCA, taking the total number of arrests in such cases to 11.
Hiren Nagar (27), a pilot, and a tout Eknath Patil(46) were arrested from Ahmedabad by a team of Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Monday following the arrest of Abhinav Kaushik on last Friday from Gurgaon.
Kaushik had allegedly obtained the licence by producing forged marksheets to DGCA. The arrests came following investigations into a complaint filed by DGCA.
"Nagar was also found to have obtained a licence using forged marksheets," Ashok Chand, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime), said....more
10:36 AM, Apr 05, 2011
New Delhi: The crime branch of the Delhi Police is probing the role of the officials of aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in granting fake pilot licenses. BJP spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy, who is also a qualified pilot, says the DGCA must probe how pilots with phoney degrees were allowed to fly. As witnessed by investigations, it all started with the Rajasthan flying club, where the anti-corruption...
12:30 PM, Mar 15, 2011