College drop out, held,Online Fraud Racket busted, by Northeast CEN Police, recovered 150 SIM Cards,6 mobile phones,debit cards

Dr B Thomas (Special Correspondent)

College drop out held,Online Fraud Racket busted by Northeast CEN Police recovered 150 SIM Cards,6 mobile phones,debit cards

The Northeast Division cyber crime police on Sunday busted an online racket and arrested a 29-year-old college drop out who is part of the online racket operated in the city for many months.

The accused has been identified as,Abdul Hamid.

The police have seized 150 SIM cards,six mobile phones and several debit cards which the accused was operating.

The accused Shanid Abdul Hamid suspected to be part of the racket to link the SIM he is getting from different parts of the country and linking them to bank accounts to facilitate UPI transactions.

Such linked SIM cards are being used for money transfer through online frauds,a police officer , said.

Based on a tip off a team of police led by PSI Ramangowda,raided the house in Thanisandra where Hamid has rented out and seized the SIM cards,phones and banks documents from him. The police have taken Hamid into custody to track down his network .

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,CH Pratap Reddy has appreciated Addl CP East,A Subramanyeshwara Rao,DCP Northeast,Dr Anoop A Shetty,PI,Santhosh Ram,PSI,Ramangowda,ASI, Ramesh and their staff who has done a commendable and excellent job in nabbing the accused and busting the online racket a suitable reward will be given to whole team he added.