On the intervening nights of July 12 and 13, an insurance coverage employee, Bhupendra Vishwakarma, gave poison to 2 of his kids and later hanged himself along with his spouse. This surprising suicide was dedicated after he grew to become a sufferer of cyber fraud. The perpetrators have been in possession of some movies and footage other than his financial institution particulars, and so they have been threatening him with dire penalties. This week, Bhopal police arrested as many as 5 Islamists concerned on this case.
The arrested accused have been recognized as Shariq Baig (25), Mohammad Ubez Khan (27), Arshad Baig (29), Shah Jahan alias Shaji Khan (31) and Farhan Rehman (30), all residents of Bhopal. A brand new accused has been added to this listing, recognized as Imran, who used to introduce himself as a foreigner.
Notably, these 5 accused as a way to grow to be wealthy got here in contact with a man linked with a Chinese cyber-theft syndicate and joined a telegram group.
During the investigations, police discovered that Rs 95,700 have been transferred from the Bank of Baroda account of insurance coverage agent Bhupendra Vishwakarma, who dedicated suicide, to an account at Yes Bank in Bhopal. On this foundation, the police made the arrest. Five individuals, together with the account holder and an worker of Yes Bank, bought a fee of Rs 1.80 lakh from the sufferer. The police is now looking out for the accused who gave this fee.
Shariq mentioned, “We had a plan, but no money to open an account”
Accused Shariq in his statements to the police mentioned that he was pals with Shahjahan alias Shaji, who lives at Kamla Park. Shaji advised him within the month of April that he had are available contact with some individuals via the Telegram group. There are huge businessmen from India and overseas, who do transactions value lakhs and crores of rupees day by day. For this they want a checking account. They give 1000’s and lakhs of rupees as fee to the account renters. If the account is made accessible to them, they’ll earn crores of rupees inside a few months.
Shariq accepted his provide, however to open the account, an quantity of Rs 25,000 was wanted as safety cash. He didn’t have this quantity. Later, Shaji shared his plan with Arshad. He requested him for the bills concerned in opening the account. In lieu of this, he was lured to present a share within the quantity obtained from the customers of the account. Arshad additionally didn’t have that a lot cash. So he requested his pal to finance it and put a situation that he would even have to present a share in return.
Shaji accepted his situation. Then Arshad took documentary bills and rented a store within the title of Amayra Traders, close to Talaiya police station. The safety cash to be deposited within the financial institution to open a present account of 25 thousand was taken from pal Ubej alias Yuvi. FI accused Farhan (an worker of Yes Bank) took ten thousand rupees to open a checking account. This quantity was additionally given by Yuvi, on the idea of which the account was opened.
Who is Imran, the foreigner?
Shaji advised the police that he was pals with a individual named Imran from Mumbai. He was linked to him through a Telegram group. In this group, a younger man who launched himself as Imran from overseas used to present orders and directions to them. After getting the quantity within the account, it was advised what to do subsequent. Shaji had additionally shared the account quantity of Amyra Traders on this group, wherein a enormous quantity had come.
Transactions value Rs eight crore have been achieved on this account and he bought Rs 1.80 lakh in lieu of fee via UPI. Out of this, Rs 50,000 was first given to Yuvi, as a result of he had borne the bills from opening the account to opening the pretend workplace of Amyra Traders and getting different paperwork made. Out of the remaining Rs 1.30 lakh, Rs 30,000 was given to Yuvi as revenue. The remaining quantity was divided equally between Shaji, Arshad and Shariq.
No previous hyperlink with Bhupendra (the sufferer)
The police had additionally questioned the accused relating to the existence of any previous acquaintance between Bhupendra and them. The accused advised that they didn’t know any Bhupendra, the individuals who had taken his account from him on lease, used to maintain involved with him solely on Telegram. It is a mere coincidence that Bhupendra, the sufferer of the cyber fraudster’s harassment, and the accused who employed the account are residents of Bhopal.
Let’s dig into the profiles of the accused
Shariq is a history-sheeter
Shariq, a native of the Jahangirabad space in Bhopal is a history-sheeter and has half a dozen circumstances registered towards him. These circumstances embody playing, assault and extra. His father can also be listed a goon within the Jahangirabad police station. After a quantity of circumstances have been registered towards him and his household within the space they moved to Akhliya.
Shaji was the suitable hand of gangster ‘Munna Painter’
Shaji who’s concerned within the fish commerce enterprise comes from a goon household. His father is taken into account as the suitable hand of the well-known gangster ‘Munna Painter’. Shaji additionally has a number of circumstances registered towards him. He is married and has two kids.
Kabadiwala’s son Arshad
Arshad’s father Jahid is a huge Kabadiwala in Bhopal. His youthful brother is a component of his father’s enterprise, whereas Arshad is understood for his recklessness. He is concerned in a number of controversies.
Yes Bank worker Farhan
Police is on the lookout for documented circumstances towards Farhan , who was an worker at Yes Bank, Bhopal Branch.
Ubez can also be concerned in a number of circumstances
The Bhopal police is on the lookout for circumstances registered towards Ubez.
How the plan was executed?
The police solved the case in 38 days and that is how the police concept claims the position of the accused arrested;
Amount transferred to the account of Shariq’s agency, Amyra Traders
Bhopal cyber police investigation revealed that cash was transferred from Bhupendra’s Bank of Baroda account to Amyra Traders’ account in Yes Bank’s Hamidia Road department. A sum of Rs 95,700 have been transferred to this account. Shariq is the proprietor of Amyra Traders. When Shariq was interrogated in custody, the names of 4 extra accused got here to the fore.
Shaji asks Shariq to open the account
During the police interrogation, Shariq revealed that Shaji is his acquaintance. He mentioned that he’s linked to a group on Telegram the place individuals are incomes lakhs of rupees by investing in on-line companies. To be part of this group it’s essential to have a present account. Shariq agreed to open an account within the title of his agency on the recommendation of Shaji.
Ubez bought the banker Farhan to establish Shaji
Ubez is Shaji’s pal. It was Ubez who launched Shaji to Yes Bank worker Farhan. Farhan fraudulently carried out a Field Investigation (FI) earlier than opening the account within the title of Amyra Firm. When the investigation was achieved, solely tables have been stored at Shariq’s store. There was a poster exterior. Shariq was not even current in the course of the investigation. Even after this, Farhan, a financial institution worker, made a constructive FI relating to the quantity of about 10 thousand rupees. With this, the account was opened at Yes Bank.
Arshad had withdrawn the quantity from the account
Arshad Baig is a relative of accused Shariq. Both are additionally pals. Arshad had withdrawn the quantity from Bhupendra’s account to Shariq’s present account. He had organized the banner and desk put up in Amyra Traders’ store earlier than the FI. Shaji was the mediator on this forgery. He used to keep up a correspondence with the accused on the Telegram group. Used to convey his tips to different accused.
Notably, Bhupendra Vishwakarma (38), a resident of Shiv Vihar Colony in Ratibad, Bhopal, used to work as an insurance coverage agent at Tata AIG in addition to a web based job in a Colombia-based firm. Bhupendra had work stress and a mortgage. The firm hacked his laptop computer and made edited pornographic movies viral on the contacts present in it. Distressed by this, Bhupendra hanged himself alongside along with his spouse Ritu (35) on the intervening night time of July 12 and 13. He did this, after poisoning two of his sons Rituraj (3) and Rishi Raj (9). Before dying they clicked an emotional selfie and demanded for a collective cremation.