BENGALURU: Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Monday arrested four men involved in selling fake stamp papers and notary seals. One of the accused, who is said to be an agent at the Revenue Department, was helping the others by giving them the colour photocopies of the original stamp papers. Over 1,000 fake stamp papers were recovered from the accused, some of them dating back to 2012, 2013 and 2014, the police added.
The arrested are Krishna B D, a resident of Koramangala, Srinivas of J C Nagar, Narasimhamurthy of Madiwala, and Nadeem of Mangammanapalya. Raghavendra, an agent with the Revenue Department, B M Chandrashekhar and A S Narayana Reddy, who are said to be notaries, were helping the accused by stamping the notary seal and signing on blank and partially-filled stamp papers. The three are still at large.
Robbery Attempt Foiled
Alert public nabbed a 32-year-old realtor who had barged into a house and tried to rob a woman at knife-point The incident occurred at Yelahanka New Town on Monday afternoon.
The accused Mohan Kumar, a resident of Vidyaranyapura, was into real estate business for a few years. According to police, Kumar entered the house of Archana and threatened to kill her two-year-old son with a knife while demanding her gold chain and other valuables.
Duping Gang Arrested
Rajajinagar police have arrested a gang of seven, including a woman, on charges of forgery and cheating.
The gang was allegedly involved in cheating people by posing as property dealers. The accused also created fake property papers and government seals. The arrested are Sumitra, Krishnamurthy, Ramesh and four of their associates. A senior police officer said that a victim, Krishnappa, had filed a case against the gang.
Gang of Thieves Rob Aged Woman
A gang of four men barged into a house and robbed an elderly woman, who was alone in her home in JP Nagar on Monday night. The accused threatened her at knifepoint before taking away valuables and cash.
Police said the accused broke open the door to the house, tied up the womans hands and legs, and took gold and took gold ornaments and Rs 1 lakh in cash.