Cheating case: Anticipatory bail plea filed
Muhammad Altaf, second accused in a case registered at Central Police Station for cheating several persons promising admission to MBBS and MD courses, has filed an anticipatory bail petition before the Ernakulam District and Principal Sessions Court.
The police have charged offences under Sections 120(b), 406, 419, 420 and 341 of the IPC.
According to police, Muhammad Altaf was the driver and private assistant of Kavitha Pillai, chairman of K G K Group of Consultancy and first accused in the case. He allegedly contacted the complainant, Dr Rihad, promising to arrange a seat for MD course in a medical college in Tiruvalla.
Accordingly, Rihad gave `64 lakh to Kavitha Pillai, who disappeared after taking the money. Two more cases were registered against Muhammad Altaf.