A man posing as a CBI officer and his accomplice were arrested by the Central Crime branch of Bengaluru for allegedly duping people to the tune of crores of rupees.The accused has been identified as MP Abhilash,34,year old a resident of Annasandrapala and his accomplice identified as Raghav Reddy.
Who had been successfully implementing and carrying out his modus operandi for the past two years now.The case came to light when he cheated Vijayakumar and Vijay Reddy who were trying to get a loan of Rs.50 Crore.They were referred to Abhilash by a real estate agent.
When the two met Abhilash he asked them what they would give as collateral to him. When they said that they owned a few properties in the city,he invited them to a luxurious hotel to discuss it further.They met him in a hotel and during discussion he told them that he is a CBI officer and threatened them to file a case against them.As they had too many properties in their name.
He demanded a bribe of Rs.1 Crore which they negotiated to Rs.24 lakhs.He then came to collect it in a Mercedes Benz car. This triggered suspicion and the two men took pics of his car and noted his car number and approached the CCB Joint Commissioner,Sandeep Patil.
Sandeep Patil,CCB,Joint Commissioner, told reporters,acting on complaint our team swung into action.Based on credible inputs we nabbed the accused, He used to contact innocent men and women and told them that he was a CBI officer.He threatened them to expose if they don’t give money.During investigation we got to know there were two people who conned people.
One of them is Abhilash resident of HAL and the other is Raghav Reddy.Commissioner of police, Bhaskar Rao,appreciated,Joint Commissioner CCB,Sandeep Patil and his whole team he added.