A Plus Two educated lawyer and his story of fraudulence
Neyyattinkara: In an incident of document forging, a person practised as lawyer for 5 years with his mere Plus Two education. Police arrested Ottasekharamangalam Valikodu Thalakkonam native MJ Vinod (31) and produced before the Neyyattinkara court. The court sent Vinod in district crime branch custody. The arrest was made as per the complaint launched by his relative and former tuition teacher Preethimol in 2017.
Vinod had enrolled after forging the certificates of Ganga Singh Law College in Chhapra of Bihar and Jai Prakash University Chhapra. After enrolling and becoming a member of bar council, he practised at Vanchiyoor, Nedumangad, Neyyattinkara and Attingal courts.
Police was looking out for Vinod for a long time after the complaint was lodged. Different SIs who had the charge of Neyyattinkara station at various point of time had investigated the case. While the probe is progressing, Vinod files case against the SIs at human rights commission, high court and central police complaint authority. With this police withdraws from the investigation. Later the case was handed over to crime branch.
He was arrested on May 15 by a team under the district crime branch DySP D Ashokan. The team had visited Chhapra law college and university as part of investigation and found that the certificates were forged.
Earlier he was working as an admission agent at nursing colleges in Mysuru and Bengaluru. During this period, he met Abshishek Singh and obtained the fake certificates.
At the time of arrest, Vinod had around 20 vakalaths with him. He had married a doctor at a government hospital in Thiruvananthapuram, one-and-a-half year back. When the police strengthened the case against him, lawyers had boycotted the court twice and protested.
The accused will be questioned in detailed, said DySP Ashokan.
Future of cases won by accused
The future of all the cases handled by the accused is in jeopardy now. There were civil and criminal cases among them. Further action on these cases is not clear as of now.