With just three days left for the publication of draft NRC in Assam, Dhula police on Wednesday arrested three persons involved in printing of fake birth certificate with huge cache of fake birth certificates and printing materials which were allegedly supplied for using as NRC document .
Police said acting on a tip off, a team of Dhula police led by Sub Inspector Ranjit Hazarika raided the house of a person and busted the fake birth certificates issuing racket and arrested the three persons.
They have been identified as Matlib Ali of Dhansiri Kash under Dhula police station, Ibrahim Ali and Abdulla Ahmed of Bandiya under Mangaldai police station in Darrang district.
Police said during interrogation the trio reportedly confessed they had already supplied several hundreds of fake birth certificates not only in Darrang district but also in other districts of the state for submitting for NRC update.
Police have registered a case (no 520/17) under section 467/472/420 of the IPC at Dhula police station and began investigation into the case.