Conman posing as fake lieutenant Colonel NC Nanjappa booked for cheating

Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

The Sheshadripuram police are on the lookout for a elderly conman who posing as Lieutenant Colonel NC Nanjappa,not only created fake property documents in his name but also created a PAN and Aadhar card to sell the site which was allotted to the army officer by BDA in 2002.

The fraud came to light recently when the secretary 2,BDA verified the documents referred to him when they are submitted to the BDA for khata transfer.

On suspicion the officials called Lt.Col.Nanjappa for inquiry and found out the racket.Based on the findings,V.T Srinivas,officer with the Vigilance and Special Task Force filed a complaint with the police for legal action.

Based on the complaint,the police booked fake Lt. Col.charging him under cheating,forgery and impersonation and efforts are on to track him down.

The accused had sold the site no.717 situated at Banashankari 6th stage to one Nanjegowda posing as Lt.Col Nanjappa at sub registrar office at Rajarajeshwarinagar in April 2021.

The BDA officials in the complaint also asked the police officials to take legal action against Nanjegowda for buying the property without due diligence for his alleged role in the fraud.

The police are now trying to track down the fake Lt.Col based on the postal address he had mentioned while availing the Pan and Aadhar card which he had got posing as Lt.Col.NC Nanjappa.