Bengaluru Information Dwell Updates, November 7, 2022: On October 31, senior BJP legislator from Karnataka’s Chitradurga G H Thippareddy received a video call on WhatsApp from an unknown number. Within the quick whereas that the decision lasted, the caller displayed the personal components of a lady to the MLA, screen-recorded the decision, and despatched the video to Thippareddy’s quantity. This incident, which grabbed headlines in Karnataka, was among the many a number of circumstances of ‘sextortion’ being reported within the state. Extorting cash or different valuables is the least of issues in such circumstances, as victims have even chosen to finish their lives after falling prey to such traps.
A bunch of fraudsters allegedly deceived two banks by pledging counterfeit gold ornaments to avail loans value Rs 3.1 crore mortgage in Karnataka’s Gadag district, stated the police. Within the first case, the accused pledged 4,870 gm of faux gold ornaments to get a mortgage of Rs 1.43 crore from the IDBI Financial institution, in response to the police. Within the second case, they pledged 4,983 gm of counterfeit gold ornaments to avail Rs 1.58 crore mortgage from Union Financial institution, the police stated.
In the meantime, a case has been registered in opposition to three senior Congress leaders including Rahul Gandhi for alleged unauthorised utilization of the music from the blockbuster Kannada movie ‘KGF-2’ through the occasion’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’. The FIR was registered within the Yashwanthpur police station on Friday underneath the provisions of Copyright Act, the Info Know-how Act and the Indian Penal Code in opposition to Gandhi, Jairam Ramesh and Supriya for utilizing KGF-2 music for the continuing Bharat Jodo Yatra, led by Rahul Gandhi on a grievance lodged by M Naveen Kumar, who manages MRT music.