The fabricated certificates, stamped with the seal and signature, were issued without even seeing the persons concerned by charging Rs 300 each.
The agency had registered an FIR against 14 state medical councils and 73 foreign medical graduates who were allowed to practise medicine in India without qualifying the mandatory Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.
The issue came to light as a few students turned out to be whistle-blowers. Soon, the authorities gave strict instructions to the students against sharing pictures of the graduation ceremony on social media platforms.
Sharmila, daughter of former Chief Minister of undivided Andhra Pradesh Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, submitted a memorandum to the Ambedkar statue near Hussain Sagar lake on Friday in protest against denial of permission to her 'padayatra' and sought to hold a fast there.