Hyderabad: East Zone Task Force arrested on Saturday two licensed vendors along with an accomplice at the Secunderabad court who were selling fake land documents and outdated old non-judicial stamp papers.
Police seized 228 old non-judicial stamp papers, 105 new non judicial stamp papers, and 104 fake rubber seals and stamps of sub registrars and government officials from their possession.
The two accused are Kranthi Suresh Kumar, 62, and Mohd Ali, 40, who were working at the Secunderabad court, police said. The duo have confessed to procuring old non-judicial stamp papers and then selling it to the customers.
Police said that the Kumar claimed to be a real estate businessman and also a licensed vendor while his friend Ali was a document writer at the court.
“They hatched a conspiracy to dupe people by selling non-existent land through manufactured fake documents. Upon getting a tip-off we arrested Suresh Kumar and Mohd Ali,” East Zone Task Force inspector K. Srinivas was quoted saying by a daily.
The seized properties were handed to Gandhi Nagar Police for further probe.