Conman posing as Divisional controller of BMTC arrested by Yeshwanthpur police

Yogesh K Porwar & Avanth Kumar Kankaria

The Yeshwanthpura police on Monday arrested a 35-year-old conman who posed as Divisional controller of the BMTC and tried to cheat staff members .

However Luck ran out for Noor Ahmed when Mohan Babu,Assistant Traffic Superintendent at Yeshwanthpura depot on suspicion called the head office to cross check and later alerted the police.

The Yeshwanthpura police rushed to the depot no.26 and caught Ahmed and brought to the station for inquiry.

A detailed questioning by the crime staff in the police style led him to confess that he was trying to make some quick money posing as newly appointed DC as Divisional controller on the pretext of inspection.

A detailed investigation by the team it has revealed that the accused is a high school dropout and unemployed residing in Yeshwanthpura area.

Noor Ahmed used to go to the government office and gather details about the officials .

During one such visit to the Yeshwanthpura depot,he came to know that the DC has been transferred and the staff are awaiting for the arrival of a new DC .

He decided to make use of the opportunity to make quick money and posed himself as newly appointed DC and inspected a few depots and questioned the staff before meeting Mr.Mohan Babu.

The accused has been booked under Cheating and impersonation and remanded to judicial custody and further investigation is on said a senior officer.