Pramesh S Jain. Yogesh K Porwar
The SIT officials recorded a detailed statement of Ramesh Jarkiholi in the alleged Sex Scandal case after he registered a complaint.
ACP Dharmendra HN,recorded statement of Ramesh Jarkiholi sources said he told the police that it was fabricated video and he was being implicated to attack his political career.The accused demanded the ransom but he did not pay he said in his statement.
It is said the SIT officials have recorded 4 page statement in which Jarkiholi has said that the said accused were blackmailing him from past 4 months by showing fake CD and threatened to expose it on media platforms and demanded Rs.5 Crores in return.
It is alleged that a 8 member gang has hatched a plan and allegedly honey trapped the Minister to extort money from him when he dint budge they uploaded the CD on YouTube and made it viral to finish his political career he said in his statement.
The mastermind unanimously made the CD and the suspects are identified as,The main Kingpin in the sleaze CD case is Naresh Gowda,a Former journalist hailing from Bhuvanahalli in Tumakuru Sira,Shravan,who is expert in hacking a hacker, Bhavit of Chikkamagaluru,Akash talavade,Sagar, Laxmipathy, Abhishek and Ramanagar based teacher are behind this racket a alleged honey trap racket.
He along with three other suspects blackmailed ramesh jharkiholi to extort ransome before releasing it on social media after Ramesh Jharkiholi refused to pay the heavy amount the accused have had demanded.
The SIT officials meanwhile confiscated electronic gadgets from the firm on kumarakrupa road sent it to FSL for analysis.
Meanwhile The FSL report on voice over in sex CD belonged to bhavith one among the four accused wanted in the blackmailing and extortion racket being probed by SIT.
The SIT officials had recorded bhavith voice and sent it for analysis and it was confirmed that voice belonged to him.
The SIT earlier raided times creation studio on KK road where the CD was doctored.The officials confiscated electronic equipments and sent it to FSL lab.
With the confirmation of bhavith,the SIT is likely to arrest him soon.
The search for kingpin a journalist and his associate and the woman in the CD continue.
Meanwhile the Wife of Tumakuru based journalist,summoned by SIT to appear before questioning on Tuesday,but did not turn up and sought four more days time.
The SIT who found some evidence about Naresh involvement issued notice to his wife for questioning, but she sought more time .
Her advocate appeared before the police said that the woman have toddler to take care and also her mother in law is unwell.
The advocate requested police for four days time,which has been granted.
The SIT officials who are on the massive manhunt for Tumakuru based Journo since the CD surfaced on march 2 the SIT team sent Police Inspector,Anjumala Naik to record her statement the team has recorded the statement of Tumakuru based journalist and whole statement has been video recorded.
Sources said the wife of journalist said that her husband will return back to home on 20th March .
In the evening the CD scandal took another twist after the parents of the woman in CD approached APMC yard police of Belagavi District seeking help to trace their daughter who according to them has been abducted.
The complainant has alleged that his daughter was kidnapped from a hostel in Bengaluru.
According to the police,complainant lodged a complaint in the APMC police station on unidentified persons threatened and tortured the woman.
Some persons have also created an obscene video CD about the woman and shared it on the internet said the parents of victim.
It does not say whether the persons who have allegedly kidnapped her were the same persons who created the CD,said a senior police officer.
The complaint has been registered under sections 363,368,343,346,354 and 506 of IPC and a massive manhunt is on to nab the kingpins and mastermind behind this and a probe has been intensified to trace the woman and other accused by SIT officials.