CM's fake PA in police net

He had hoodwinked three companies by promising tenders

CM's fake PA in police net

V Chandrashekhar (60) a resident of Nagarbhavi had taken money from three North Indian firms claiming to be the chief minister’s personal secretary and had assured them of securing tenders of various projects.

During his brief stint as the chief minister’s PA, he had taken Rs 1,23,000 from A B Impex, a Rajasthan-based firm, promising tender for supplying wash basins and granite stand stones to residences of State Ministers. Later, he had taken Rs 65,000 from Shakti Velu of a Delhi-based Freecom Trading Company in the name of providing tender for the supply of match boxes to slums. Similarly, he had also taken Rs 34,600 from Ghaneshwar Rawat of GS Enterprises assuring him of securing a tender for the supply of handicrafts to the Government of Karnataka.

The CCB sleuths nabbed him after all the three companies informed the police. A Benz car and four cell phones have been recovered from his possession.

4 aids of a rowdy nabbed

Four associates of Sunil, a rowdy were arrested while one associate fled, when the CCB sleuths suddenly attacked their car in Peenya, on Thursday.

Rohit, Vedi, Vijaykumar and Sendil were nabbed while they were driving in a car, armed with daggers and machetes, near Srinivas Engineering Company in Peenya, the police said. Two cars, four machetes and eight cell phones have been recovered from their possession.

The police were behind Rohit, in connection with 13 cases including the murder of  Bekkinakannu Rajendra at Sanjaynagar and also in five attempt to murder cases.
Vedi is accused of murdering Gate Ganesh at Kalasipalya and is also wanted in five other cases. Vijaykumar was wanted in four cases including two murders in the city, while Sendil has been alleged of attempting robbery in Magadi Road.

Cell phone lifters held

Police have arrested four persons for robbing pedestrians, and recovered nine cell phones worth Rs 30,000 from them in Upparpet.

Firoze Khan (22), Mohammad Iqbal (25) of Mumbra, Mumbai, Jeelan (20) and Yaarab Khan (20) of Chintamani, Kolar district, would target pedestrians near BMTC Depot 7 in Majestic by threatening them either by brandishing daggers, rods, knives or by throwing chilly powder into their eyes, the police said.

One-way traffic

From Monday, motorists using Vittal Mallya Road and heading towards Lavelle Road and St Mark's Road can reach Siddalingaiah Circle via Cafe Coffe Day in one-way traffic arrangement, and turn left and then right to proceed towards inner road of Cubbon Park, as half of the construction of a storm water drain and road repair work undertaken by the BBMP has been completed.

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