Bengaluru: A farmer from Kolar helped the court and the police get his brother arrested, who was creating fake surety for habitual offenders to come out on bail. Ramegowda C., a farmer in Robertsonpet in Kolar, realised that his brother Majunath Gowda, who was unemployed, was into fake surety racket, helping habitual offenders get out in exchange for decent sums of money.
Manjunath Gowda, 27, had forged the property documents of his brother and impersonated as Ramegowda before the court to bail out an accused arrested in a dacoity case two years ago.
The racket came to light when the accused, Kariya Seena, jumped bail and the court summoned Ramegowda.
Manjunath Gowda, posing as Ramegowda, appeared before the 8th Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate on December 1 and said that he was ready to pay the fine.
But the real Ramegowda appeared before the magistrate and exposed his younger brother. On the court's direction, the police detained Manjunath and handed him over to the Chandra Layout police.
Manjunath confessed that he and his associates Krishnappa and Puttaswamy created fake documents to get bail for offenders. Manjunath told the police that he was involved in several such cases.
The police have also arrested Krishnappa and are hunting for Puttaswamy, who is missing....