STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Man arrested for abusing ex-corporator

 The city police have arrested a 40-year-old man on charges of abusing and threatening a former corporator who had been seeking justice for victims of  I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Jewels scam. However,

Published: 04th July 2019 06:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 04th July 2019 06:19 AM   |  A+A-

Arrest

For representational purposes

By Express News Service

MYSURU: The city police have arrested a 40-year-old man on charges of abusing and threatening a former corporator who had been seeking justice for victims of  I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Jewels scam. However, he was released later on bail.The accused identified as Mohammed Hassan was arrested and brought to the city from Bengaluru on Wednesday, for allegedly issuing threats to former corporator Suhail Baig ever since he took the name of a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) corporator, who was already arrested by Special Investigation Team (SIT) personnel probing the infamous scam. 

In his complaint to Mandi police in the city recently, Baig alleged,‘‘I have been receiving numerous video messages on WhatsApp from over 11 different cell numbers, where the senders have been hurling abuses at me and my family. They have been threatening to kill me, if  I step into Bengaluru. They are acting at the insistence of Syed Mujahid, a nominated BBMP corporator.”Following Baig’s complaint, the police who had filed a first information report (FIR) arrested Hassan in Bengaluru.

Stay up to date on all the latest Bengaluru news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

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.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp