Report by Sachidananda Patra, Bargarh: The Police has seized vast quantity of fake land patta, Voter identity card, certificates from a xerox shop in the town on Sunday and arrested seven persons involved in preparing fake documents. As per the information, the Police raided the Konark Xerox Point in the town and seized the instruments for preparation of fake land pattas, certificates and voter identity cards.
Acting on a tip off, police raided Konark Xerox shop located at the main street in the town, Surya Thankpan, Bargarh Superintendent of Police said. “We had received complaints and arrested seven persons by raiding the shop,” the SP told. According to police, the fraud was going on in the region since long. All kinds of fake documents, including voter identity cards, BPL cards and even certificates of Sambalpur University were also made at the shop.
Fake land pattas, stamp papers and official seals of various offices were recovered during the raid. Further investigation is on. “We only used to do DTP. I, in fact, do not know how to operate computers,” Ashok Lalwani, owner of the shop said.