A former Ranji cricketer who has been cheating people claiming that he is the personal assistant of Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao was arrested on Saturday. The cricketer-turned-fraudster extorted lakhs of money so far impersonating KTR’s PA From the past few months.
The incident came to the limelight when a representative of a children’s hospital lodged a complaint with Banjara Hills police alleging that a man posing as KTR’ PA Tirupati Reddy, called the manager and demanded Rs 15 lakh. Based on which the task force team jumped into the scene and arrested the man who is identified as B Nagaraju, a native of Srikakulam.
The city police revealed that the man managed to collect Rs 39.22 lakh from nine companies on the guise of putting up companies’ hoardings at the LB Stadium. The accused was lean to have a history of being arrested in 10 cases in the past. Previously by CCS police in February 2020 for duping the Chief managing director of a private firm of Rs 3.3 lakh by impersonating KTR’s PA over the phone.