19 August 2019
Paradip: Seven youths were held after they were found with fake residential certificates during routine document verification for Indian Army recruitment at Gopabandhu Stadium here on Monday.
The candidates have been identified as Aagman Singh, Sugrim Kumar, Akhilesh Kumar Tiwari, Rahul Kumar Yadav, Shiva Kumar Yadav, Gudu Singh and Azad Kumar Tiwari. While Aagman belongs to Gazhipur, the rest of them belong to Balia district of Uttar Pradesh.
Despite hailing from UP, all were found to be in possession of fake residential certificates. They falsely claimed that they belong to Nayagarh district. The candidates have been held at Paradip Adarsh Police Station for questioning.
It is important to note here that, it is customary for the recruitment officials to verify residential and educational documents of all the applicants.