In a major breakthrough, Central Crime Branch sleuths busted a gang that produced forged property documents as sureties to secure the release of several undertrials. They arrested five persons, including two women, and lawyer who were part of the gang that had been operating in and around Bengaluru for the past six years.
The accused has been identified as,J Madhu Kumar,37,of Hessaraghatta,R Rathnamma,46,Rama Devi alias Rupa,40, both from Pavagada in Tumakuru and Narasimha Murthy alias Basava Kumar,27,of Chitradurga.Ratnamma is the main accused.
The police first caught one of the accused while he was communicating to a client about providing fake surety and this led to the arrest of the rest of the gang. The fake surety racket came to light when the court has directed police commissioner to probe the sureties. Noticing summons and warrants returning as wrong addresses, who asked the CCB cops to probe the matter.
The probe was conducted under the supervision of Joint Commissioner of Police,Crime,Sandeep Patil,DCP,Crime,Kuldeep R Jain,and ACP,Venugopal.The investigation team comprised Senior Inspector,Hazarish killadar,and other staff.The CCB cops busted the gang in a case last year a Foreign national was able to obtain a bail.The cops started finding as to who would be able to provide surety for their bails.That’s when the cop found out about the gang who used to forge property documents in the names of people who are actually dead.
Joint Commissioner of Police CCB,Sandeep Patil,said,One major fake surety case busted by CCB.Accused impersonate other people,forge land records,ID cards and give surety in Court. Accused in many sensitive cases got bail by this means.4 accused with one lawyer who was part of the gang has been arrested.
2 fake seal of Village Accountant and Land records of various people,Aadhar cards seized. All the accused were produced before court and has been remanded to 10 days police custody.And Further investigation is on Said by Sandeep Patil.