KOCHI:The police team probing the engineering admission fraud case, in which 197 students were admitted in a bogus engineering college, on Sunday raided the residence of the college principal in Secunderabad and recovered certificates of the students. The police team conducted raid at the residence of Prasad, principal of Adusumalli College, Secunderabad.
The police officials said that they interrogated Prasad in the presence of Jayesh. “During the interrogation, Prasad told us that he knew nothing about the cheating, and that he was appointed as principal by the management of the college headed by Jayeesh,” they said.
Police officials also visited the college where the students were lodged. “The college and the hostel function in a two-floor building taken on rent. On the ground floor, they have set up classrooms, and the hostel for the students is arranged on the second floor. The building does not even have proper toilet facilities,” the police officials said.
They recorded the statements several students, who complained that they had paid Rs 3-5 lakh for the admission.