Thomas (Special correspondent)
The Northeast Division cyber crime police arrested two persons who posing as BBMP staff cheated many gullible people offering them to help pay taxes online.
The accused has been identified as, Shivaprasad,33,from Bidar and his associate Pankaj choudhary,27,from Delhi.
Senior officer told media persons,a resident of Yelahanka on January 28,filed a complaint stating that two persons who introduced themselves as BBMP officers offered them to help in pay taxes and after receiving the amount through online payment are now not responding.
Based on complaint a special team was formed by DCP, Northeast Dr Anoop A Shetty,under the supervision of PI, Northeast CEN,Santhosh Ram a special team swung into action and with the help of technical and intelligence inputs the team police track down Shivaprasad,33 from Bidar and his associate Pankaj Choudhary, 27, from Delhi.
During investigation the accused confessed the crime and a detailed investigation by the team it has revealed that the duo used to approach random people introduce themselves as booth local officers of BBMP offered to help them pay taxes online they would get details of bank account and withdraw money.
The CEN police have taken the duo into custody and further investigating to ascertain their criminal background.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,Kamal Pant has appreciated Addl CP East,A Subramanyeswara Rao,DCP Northeast,Dr Anoop A Shetty,PI,Santhosh Ram and his crime team who has nabbed the two cyber crooks and a special reward will be given to the team he added.