Duo held Fake Gold, 1298 grams seized by CCB :
The CCB officials of Special inquiry squad wing on Friday arrested two con men who were trying to sell fake gold to the people luring them as genuine gold .
The accused has been identified as Arjun,31,and Rahul,21,both native of Sathemala in Mandya district.
The duo was arrested while they were luring passers by near a lodge on NR road in SJ park area.
Senior officer told media persons,that a credible information was received by our special inquiry squad wing that some two persons are selling gold type item in SJ park near lodge.
Acting on a tip off a special team rushed to the spot and where observing the duo when some passer by was passing from there the duo were trying to sell the fake gold the team who kept a close watch on the duo and nabbed them red handed while trying to sell the gold type items.
The team detained the duo for questioning and during investigation the team got checked the gold type item from goldsmith which they were having and after checking it was found that it is fake gold and based on which the duo has been arrested.
A case has been registered in SJ park police station and further investigating to ascertain their criminal background.
Finally Bengaluru Police Commissioner, Kamal Pant,has appreciated, Joint CP Crime, Sandeep Patil, DCP Crime-1, KP Ravikumar,and his whole team who has successfully nabbed the two Conman who were trying to lure people by selling fake gold and for the timely action and commendable job done by them is highly appreciable and a suitable reward will be given to the team he added.