BENGALURU: A private educational institution, Akash International Business Management, was booked for allegedly cheating students for assuring degree certificates. The students were not eligible for undergraduate courses as they had not passed PU exams. The college had also collected their original marks cards.
The college is affiliated to Bangalore University. Police have arrested Sadik Jafar, a member of the administration. Meanwhile, the head of institution Sahnawaj and trustee Sarfaraj Ismail are absconding.
A cheating case has been registered at Jnana Bharathi police station.
Recently, first year undergraduate students protested as their results were withheld. When the students approached Bangalore University, the authorities informed the students and their parents that the college had submitted fake documents. Students and parents continued their protest and Bangalore University filed a complaint at Jnana Bharathi police station.
Students of BCom, BCA, BBM and college lecturers met BU registrar Prof K A Lingegowda and requested that their original mark cards be returned.
Students Mamta and Syed Jamalsaid, “The college assured us of getting us seats in National Institute of Open School.” They collected `90,000 to `1 lakh as fees.