Revealed: Revealed Date – 04:05 PM, Tue – 5 July 22
Hyderabad: Telangana police have arrested a gang of pretend sadhus who duped an individual to the tune of over Rs 37 lakh within the identify of black magic.
Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwath on Tuesday introduced arrest of 4 faux sadhus, together with three Hawala operators.
Two of the faux sadhus and as many Hawala operators are absconding.
Accused had been roaming in residential areas within the guise of sadhus looking for individuals with psychological disabilities.
They used to inform the victims that they’ve some doshas like sarpadosham and nagadosham and within the identify of performing occult puja had been amassing enormous quantities by means of Hawala.
In astrology, dosha is a time period that refers to unfavourable circumstances brought on by the unhealthy placement or affiliation of planets within the delivery.
The arrests had been made on a criticism by a sufferer Kondal Reddy, who’s into transport enterprise. They cheated him to the tune of Rs 37.71 lakh.
Based on police, Reddy had sustained accidents in November 2020 when he fell down from bike after dropping steadiness as he got here throughout a snake.
Sanjunath and Ghorakhnath, who went to his transport workplace for alms, inquired about his damage. When Reddy narrated the incident, they advised him that he has sarpa dosha and to come back out of it they need to carry out Puja. They visited his home and carried out some puja for which they charged Rs 41,000. Later, all of the six accused continued to cheat him on one pretext or the opposite. They fleeced him of Rs 37.71 lakh until February 2022.
The accused had been making the sufferer deposit money with hawala brokers and so they in flip had been transferring quantity to Sanjunath and his associates.
Ramnath (40), Jonnatg (33), Govindnath (25), Arjunnath (22), Punaram (37), Vasna Ram (22), prakash Jota (27), all natives of Rajasthan have been arrested in a joint operation by Particular Operations Workforce of Bhongir Zone and Bhongir city police station.
Sanjunath, Gorakhnath, Prakash Prajapathi and Ramesh Prajapati, additionally from Rajasthan, had been but to be arrested.
Police seized Rs 8.30 lakh in money from the accused. It additionally seized 12 cell telephones, rudraksha malas, garland with aghoraas, kamandalam and cash counting machine.