Astrologer claiming political hyperlinks dupes ex-HC decide of Rs 8 crore3 min read
A self-styled astrologer, who claimed entry to prime political leaders, has been arrested by Bengaluru police crime department for allegedly dishonest a retired excessive court docket decide of over Rs 8 crore with the promise of a “high position” via his connections.
Yuvaraj Ramadas, 52, who has a historical past of dishonest instances, was arrested final month for allegedly duping retired decide Indrakala B S, 68.
The arrest was primarily based on a grievance filed by the previous decide on the Wilson Garden police station alleging that Yuvaraj had cheated her between June 2018 and November 2019 of Rs 8.27 crore by promising her a “high position” within the nation’s administration.
Following the arrest, Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandeep Patil stated that an FIR was registered on the grievance that Yuvaraj “falsely claimed to know some important persons and promised to get government jobs and government work done”.
“The CCB (Central Crime Branch) took a search warrant for the accused and raided his house. In the search, Rs 26 lakh in cash and cheques addressed to the accused worth Rs 91 crore were seized,” Patil stated.
Incidentally, Yuvaraj had obtained anticipatory bail in June and December 2020 in one other case, for allegedly dishonest a Mumbai businessman of Rs 10 crore to settle a property dispute.
In her grievance, the retired decide acknowledged that she was launched to Yuvaraj, alias Swamy, in 2017-18 by a retired SP who was recognized to her since 2000.
According to the grievance, Yuvaraj allegedly claimed that he might predict the longer term and instructed the previous decide she was destined for a excessive place. He allegedly claimed to have entry to prime leaders in Delhi and confirmed her footage of himself of their firm. “The central leaders are searching for deserving women candidates like you for high positions,” Yuvaraj is alleged to have instructed the complainant.
According to the grievance, Yuvaraj instructed her that she must contribute some “party funds” to facilitate her ascent to a excessive place.
According to the retired decide, she used returns from the sale of a housing web site she owned and a mortgage on an condo to rearrange Rs 3.77 crore for Yuvaraj. When the alleged conman sought more cash, Rs 4.50 crore was organized via loans from associates, the previous decide acknowledged.
After amassing the funds, Yuvaraj allegedly stopped communications with the retired decide and didn’t present any place as promised, she stated.
The police probe additionally revealed that Yuvaraj had monetary dealings of round Rs 1.24 crore with Radhika Kumaraswamy, the actress who was carefully related to former CM and JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy.
The actress, who held a press convention after being summoned by the crime department for questioning final week, stated she acquired Rs 15 lakh from Yuvaraj, who is understood to her household for over 17 years, and that Rs 60 lakh was given by a movie producer.
“A detailed inquiry has been done by the investigating officer. Further investigations based on what she has said will be done,” JCP (crime) Patil stated.
The probe additionally led to footage purportedly of Yuvaraj within the firm of a number of political leaders of the BJP and Congress on the nationwide and state stage, together with many aspiring to be ministers within the Karnataka Cabinet, in line with the crime department.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi, who’s among the many leaders seen within the footage, stated many individuals are likely to take footage with political leaders by claiming to be occasion staff or staff for occasion affiliated teams.
Asked in regards to the actress’s monetary dealings, H D Kumaraswamy indicated that he had no affiliation along with her. “Who is that?” he stated.