Fake policemen among three arrested for robbing Arecanut businessman recovered Rs.37 lakhs

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar



he Wilson garden police cracked the case of fake policemen involved in robbery and arrested a gang of three who have robbed Rs.80 lakh from arecanut businessman posing as policemen.

The accused has been identified as,Bhatak Shivaram Krishna Yadav,18 and two of his associates Sheikh Champati Lal Basha, 36 and his younger brother Sheikh Champati Zakir, 27.

The accused are red sander smugglers from Andhra Pradesh having over 80 criminal cases pending against them.

The accused on December 27 intercepted the car belonging to a arecanut businessman at KH Junction in Shanti Nagar in a car with a police sticker.

One of the accused wearing a police uniform, threatened Kumaraswamy and Chandan,took away the cash bag containing Rs.80 lakh,asking them to come to the station and escaped with the car keys.

The victims later managed to approach the police and found that they have been robbed by fake policemen.

Based on the complaint,a team of police swung into action and track down the accused on Saturday and recovered Rs.37 lakh from them.

The accused are addicted to gambling and betting the robbed money at a private hotel in Andhra and lost .

The accused have been taken into custody and further investigations are on to ascertain whether they have involved in similar offences in and around the city.

Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner,CH Pratap Reddy,has appreciated Addl CP West,Sandeep Patil, DCP Central,Srinivas Gowda,ACP,Narayanaswamy V,PI,A Raju PSIs,as,Nabisa Walikar,NB Maghadhum, Manjunath Nayak,and crime staff as,Prakash,Mahanth Gowda,Ramesh Lamani,Vijayakumar,Bhava Khan,Govindappa,Madhanna,Ranganath BK,Prabhakar,Katesh,Gangadhar,Siddharamu,Vajrappa, Sunil Agrani,Srishaila,Sai Kumar,Mallappa,and others have been appreciated for the exemplary and meticulous investigation done by them in nabbing the trio who robbed businessman in the guise of police a suitable reward will be given to whole team he added.