BANGALORE: The South East Division police have cracked 224 cases with the arrest of 150 persons in the connection with the cases.
The Airport police have arrested a man identified as Sree Harsha (32) who was working as a sales manager in Dell who allegedly sold 727 laptops which were meant to be given to NGOs free of cost as part of the company’s social responsibility programme.
The police have recovered goods worth over Rs 2.16 crore including 565 laptops and a cash of Rs 29.98 lakh from him. The police said that Harsha, a resident of Jayanagar, misused his powers and sold the laptops for personal gain by creating fake records of distributing them to various NGOs. However, following suspicion, a complaint was lodged with the police. He was arrested and during investigation, he revealed how he had cheated the company.
Koramangala police have arrested Jaisheelan alias Arasu Jaisheelan and have recovered 22 LED TV sets and a home theatre system worth `14 lakh from him. He allegedly created fake residential proof records and managed to get credit cards from various banks. He used them for shopping and bought the recovered goods, the police stated.
In another case, Hulimavu police have arrested Manjunatha alias Kalkere Manja, his wife Sumitra alias Sumi and Prakash alias Balaji alias Khan and have recovered booty worth Rs 65 lakh from them. The accused were released just three months ago and committed house breaking thefts.
They have arrested Kommaghatta Manjunath alias Mahesh, Sharath Kumar alias Sharath, Velu, Arun, Harish Babu and Ramesh alias Mattirama, who are allegedly involved in robbery cases. Goods worth Rs 35 lakh including 1.250 kilograms of gold jewels from them.