Science Teacher Arrested For Fake Certificate In Odisha’s Balangir
Balangir: Another school teacher has been arrested for getting the job by producing fake certificate in Odisha’s Balangir district.
As per reports, Bhakta Kumar Seth had joined as Science teacher in Pallishri Nodal High School at Duduka under Agalpur block of the district in August, 2022. At the time of selection, he had submitted his BEd certificate and mark sheet from Chaudhury Charan Singh University at Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.
During verification of the document of the teachers in the wake of fake certificate racket, the certificates of Seth were also checked. The authorities found his BEd certificate fake.
On the direction of Balangir collector, the district education officer (DEO) had filed a case at Balangir Town police station. Acting on the complaint, the police arrested Seth from Loisingha, said the IIC of the police station, Biswajit Manbodh.
It may be noted that the had lodged complaint against 4 teachers with the police for submission of fake certificates in August. He had also directed the headmasters of the schools to issue show-cause notice to the teachers.
The police had arrested Mrinmayee Panda, who was working as a Hindi teacher at a high school in Puintala block of the district for the last 10 years.
The three other teachers, Biranchi Prasad Nayak of Sureikela High School under Belpada block, Sanjibmani Mahanand of Ganapatrapalli High School under Saintala block and Alma Topo of Govt Girls’ High School at Bangamunda, were absconding.