India, April 18 -- The police on Wednesday arrested six persons, including a peon and a terminated clerk of Lucknow University, for providing fake marksheets and degrees. The accused had been operating the racket from the varsity campus for the last several years, police said.

Fourteen fake marksheets, envelopes, letter pads of the controller of examination, a scanner and computer used to prepare the fake mark sheets were recovered from them.

Suspecting the involvement of more university employees in the racket, police are conducting a further probe into the case.

Mahanagar circle officer (CO) Santosh Kumar Singh said those arrested were identified as Khirodhan Prasad alias Gangesh, Nayab Hussain, Deepak Tewari, Ravindra Pratap Singh, ...