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Student Farhan Akhtar, 19, has been arrested by anti-corruption police in India after he forged a letter from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking his university principal to give him a place on a degree course at the University of Lucknow – and even rang up the principal pretending to be from the Prime Minister's office checking to make sure the place was reserved.

But he was caught out when the University rushed to accommodate the high profile request, and then sent a letter confirming the place to the Prime Minister's office.

They alerted police at the country's anti-corruption organisation who tracked down the final year student at an engineering college in Himayatsagar.

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