Pramesh S Jain.Yogesh K Porwar
The Whitefield cyber crime police on Monday arrested a 33-year-old man who,claimed to be a member of the Mysuru Royal family and software engineer in Microsoft company in US,cheated women on matrimonial websites promising to marry them.
The accused has been identified as,Siddarth K alias Siddarth Urs alias Sandy alias Vinay alias Mutthu is a resident of Bylakuppe in Periyapatna of Mysuru district.
Senior officer told media persons,A seventh standard dropout,the accused learnt to speak Spanish and English fluently with US accent and sent morphed photos of the royal family to gain the trust of the victims and lure them.
He befriended many Tibetans to learn different languages and ascents from them.
The accused has created fake profiles on various matrimonial websites.He expressed interest in some profiles and got the contact number of those who accepted his request.
He claimed he was a member of the Mysuru Royal family of Urs and he worked for Microsoft company in the US.He also sent them morphed pictures of the royal family in which there were children and told them one of them was him.
He cheat them by speaking English in an American accent and Spanish languages.After gaining their trust,he told them there was a medical emergency and he needed some money. The gullible victims transferred the money to the bank account numbers given by him.
Siddarth was arrested following a complaint by a 30-year-old woman with the Whitefield CEN police.He was arrested based on her complaint and it was found he had created multiple fake profiles on matrimonial sites.He has admitted to his role in three such cases where he cheated women,including a lecturer,to the tune of Rs.42 lakh.We are investigating whether he has cheated women similarly.
The accused would use the bank accounts of villagers to get the money transferred from the victims,Siddarth has been taken into custody to ascertain his criminal background and further investigation is on.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,S Murugan, DCP Whitefield,D Devaraj,PI,Guruprasad G,and his team as,PSI,Naveen Kumar,and their whole staff who is part of nabbing the conman who has cheated many women’s in matrimonial sites promising to marry them a excellent investigation and good piece of investigation by the team has successfully nabbed this conman and for the tremendous job done by the team a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.