Hyderabad: The Cyber Crime Police, CCS, Hyderabad, arrested the prime accused, Nallamothu Anil Kumar, in West Bengal, who is said to be involved in the unfreezing of bank accounts that were seized in the instant loan app case. The police seized Rs 2 lakh in cash, debit cards, cheque books, passbook, mobile phones, a laptop from him.
According to the police, based on the complaint by the regional manager, ICICI Bank, Gachibowli, the accused had called the manager, impersonated a police official, submitted forged notices, requesting to unfreeze certain ICICI bank accounts which were frozen in the instant loan app case. He then transferred Rs 1.18 crores to an SBI bank account. The case Cr No 1015/2021, under sections 66 D ITA Act and sections 419, 420, 468, 471 IPC was registered and investigated. During the course of the investigation, the beneficiary SBI account holder Anand Jannu, a resident of Begumpet, in whose bank account the Rs 1.18 crores were transferred to was arrested on 2 June and was remanded to judicial custody.
Anil Kumar, who was previously arrested by Cyber Crime Police for his involvement in a similar type of offense in 2015, is facing trial in the case.