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Ex-Ranji Cricketer Who Cheated Firms Posing As Minister's Personal Secretary Held In Telangana

B Nagaraju, who played in Ranji matches for Andhra Pradesh during 2014-16, reported cheated firms and collected an amount of Rs 39,22,400

Ex-Ranji Cricketer Who Cheated Firms Posing As Minister's Personal Secretary Held In Telangana
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Ex-Ranji Cricketer Who Cheated Firms Posing As Minister's Personal Secretary Held In Telangana
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2021-03-06T21:29:49+05:30

Police on Saturday arrested an ex-Ranji cricketer in Andhra Pradesh, who allegedly impersonated as a personal secretary to Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao and cheated nine establishments, including corporate firms. (More Cricket News)

B Nagaraju, who played in Ranji matches for AP during 2014-16, allegedly called companies, corporate hospitals, educational institutions and realtors and introduced himself as PS to Rama Rao, a police release said.

Claiming that Rama Rao would be taking oath as CM, he demanded money from them for erecting hoardings at the LB Stadium here and issuing advertisements in media in connection with the swearing-in ceremony, it said.

Using this modus operandi, he cheated firms and collected an amount of Rs 39,22,400, the release said.

Sleuths of Commissioner's Task Force, North Zone Team apprehended him on Saturday.

He was arrested in 10 cases earlier and was released on bail, but he did not change his attitude after coming out of prison, it added.

Rama Rao, son of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, is the working president of the ruling TRS.

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