Bengaluru man held for creating fake Aadhaar, PAN cards | Bengaluru News – Times of India
BENGALURU: Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths have arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly creating fake Aadhaar and PAN cards and vehicle registration certificates (RCs).
The accused is Kamalesh, a resident of Gubbalala on Kanakapura Main Road. According to sources, CCB officers received credible information about a man creating fake PAN and Aadhaar cards and RCs to make money illegally. They obtained a warrant and searched his residence on Wednesday evening and found the bogus documents in his bedroom.
Police suspect it’s a bigger racket and are trying to trace Kamalesh’s associates. According to sources, the gang misused the emblems of government departments and other details to create fake cards. They are making efforts to find out who were his customers and why they approached him.
Docus found in bedroom
Police seized 2,850 blank RCs in the name of transport department (with a monogram), Karnataka, 600 blank PAN cards and 1,000 such Aadhaar cards from Kamalesh’s bedroom.
Police said the blank PAN cards have the name of income tax department, Government of India and Aadhaar cards have Unique Identification Authority of India mentioned on them. Police also seized Rs 67,000 in cash, 1,000 empty white cards, a printer and two laptops from him.
CCB officers have filed a criminal case against Kamalesh and others. Jurisdictional Talaghattapura police have registered a case under IPC sections 420 (cheating), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), 471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record) and 465 (punishment for forgery).