Conman claiming to be close acquaintance of Bureaucrats cheats KAS aspirant to the tune of 59.5 Lakhs promising Tahsildar post

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The West Division police of Vijayanagar police have registered a cheating case against a 32-year-old conman who claiming to be close acquaintance with bureaucrats cheated a KAS aspirant and made away with Rs.59,5 lakh in August this year.

Senior officer told reporters,The victim,Savitha Shantappa Yalasangikar from Afzalpur is preparing for the competitive exams and staying in a paying Guest accommodation.

Ms.Savitha in her complaint,said that the accused identified as Siddaraju Subhasha Chandra Kattimani was introduced her through a common friend who offered to get her get her decent marks in the KAS exams and also get Tahsildar post using his clout with the senior officials in the government .

He also demanded huge sum of money to get the job done.Trusting him Savitha discussed this with her father who pledge his land to get a loan of and gave Kattimani a total sum of Rs.59.5 lakh in different dates.

The fraud came to light when the accused started demanding for money claiming that he need to give it to different people .

Suspecting something fishy,when Savitha asked him to give back the money,the accused not only refused to return but threatened her with dire consequences said a senior officer and efforts on track him done he added.