CCB arrests Minister Sriramulu’s aide for cheating

Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar

CCB sleuths arrested close aide of Minister of Social Welfare,B Sriramulu in connection with a cheating case following a complaint by Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s son BY Vijayendra,who is the vice-president of Karnataka BJP.

Rajanna alias Raju,(42) is the arrested person.On Monday,Vijayendra had filed a complaint with the Cyber Crime police alleging that Rajanna had misused his name to get a job done and had received illegal gratification.

Based on his complaint,the police had booked Rajanna and others for cheating and under the provisions of the IT Act.

A senior police officer told reporters,Rajanna was arrested from the minister’s residence in Bengaluru on Thursday evening.

It is alleged that Rajanna used Vijayendra and other Minister’s names to cheat people by promising them of getting government works done and also cheating job aspirants and investigation is ongoing on he added.

Reacting to the incident,Sriramulu told media persons,Raju is very close to me and has been working with me in Ballari for 20 years.But he is not my office staff.

Since Vijayendra has filed a case,I will verify the details and let the law take its own course of action if Raju has cheated he added.