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Vashi institute faking AK-47 training busted
By: Sandip Kolhatkar
Pune-based maritime consultant warned cops after man seeking job approached him with cert claiming training in handling restricted weaponry; institute’s principal arrested under IPC 420
Spurred by an alert from an exmaster mariner from Pune, Navi Mumbai police have arrested the 66-year-old principal- cum-director of the Vashi-based CAMA Belize Maritime Institute, for allegedly cheating an exserviceman by giving him a certificate stating that he has been trained in handling of the AK-47 and SLR firearms, while in reality, no such training had been provided.
The principal has been identified as Captain Partho Das, head of CAMA Belize, the designated office of the main institute IMMARBE-Belize, based out of Belize in Central America.
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