Fake Ravi Poojary's Aid arrested

25 September 2009

A youth who made extortion calls to a contractor impersonating as gang member of underworld don Ravi Poojary was arrested by Panambur police and produced before the court on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Nagesh Nayak, an employee in a chartered accountants firm in the city.

A month ago, civil contractor in MRPL, S Manjunath received an extortion call by a person identifying himself as Arun Bhai demanding Rs 10 lakh with a threat that if he refused to cough up the said amount his children will be kidnapped and murdered. Following the call he lodged a complaint at the Ullal police station and a case of extortion was registered.

On Tuesday September 22, Manjnath filed a complaint at the panambur police station on receiving an extortion call again near Baikampady. The police after investigation arrested Nayak.

During interrogation, Nayak confessed to having made extortion calls for easy money in order to clear his debts. He also confessed to have obtained SIM card in the name of Manjunath’s wife using documents available in the chartered accountsnts firm he was working in. Basically a native of Ajekar in Karkala, he had been in judicial custody earlier in a cheque bounce case, said police sources.

On interrogation it was also revealed that using the SIM Nayak had called a bus conductor in Hassan and on inquiry the conductor said that he had received a call from Nayak.

source daijiworld.com


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