CRICKET- Indian cricketer and women’s T20 captain Harmanpreet Kaur has a fake graduation degree, a probe conducted by the Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCSU), Meerut, revealed.
Harmanpreet had secured a post of deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Punjab Police in March through the sports quota. When a Punjab Police official called the University to check Harmanpreet’s testimonials, he found the degree is fake.
Head of CCS University’s vigilance Cell Prof Sanjay Bharadwaj said: “A police officer from Jalandhar approached the university in April for verification of the BA degree of Harmanpreet Kaur. She claimed to have passed the course in 2011. During investigation, Kaur’s enrolment was not found in university records. The officer was informed about the details.”
Harmanpreet was instrumental in India’s performance at the World Cup and was Arjuna Award in 2017.