STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Duo Dupe Medical Aspirant, Held

Published: 04th November 2014 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th November 2014 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

BENGALURU:  The Kengeri police on Sunday arrested two men for duping a student of Rs 11 lakh after promising her a medical seat in a reputed college in the city.

The accused have been identified as Rajesh Kumar alias Akash alias Avishek Banerjee alias Neeraj Singh (24) and Ashwin Modi (23). The police recovered `4.52 lakh from the duo. Their aides Prabhakar, Shubu and Yogesh are absconding.

Rajesh, a BE dropout and native of West Bengal, was residing at Kodigehhalli near Yelahanka. Ashwin, a resident of Vidyaranyapura, is a diploma holder and was working as a medical representative.

The police said the accused managed to obtain details of Shivangini, a medical seat aspirant, from KEA website. They contacted her and promised her a seat in a private college on Uttarahalli Road near Kengeri. On October 24, Shivangini, along with her father Santosh Kumar Gupta, arrived in the city. Ashwini and Rajesh took them to the college and applied for a seat after taking money from Gupta.

The next day, Gupta called their mobile phone, which remained switched off. His suspicions aroused, Gupta approached the Kengeri police and filed a complaint.

The police contacted the accused in the guise of a medical seat aspirant and agreed to pay `45 lakh. They decided to meet at a hotel on Brigade Road, where they were nabbed. 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp