Ramesh Jarkiholi files complaint in sex CD case | Bengaluru News – Times of India


BENGALURU: Ramesh Jarkiholi, who recently resigned as minister following the sex CD case, filed a complaint with Sadashivanagar police on Saturday, alleging it was a conspiracy hatched by several persons to finish his political career and extort money from him.
Barely hours after his complaint, a woman released a video clip, stating she did not have any political support and sought police protection.
Jarkiholi: It’s a conspiracy to finish me politically and extort money
Jarkiholi’s complaint, which comes 11 days after the scandal, read: “Unidentified persons have conspired to finish me politically and extort money from me. The conspiracy, which is three months old, was hatched at Sadashivanagar. The conspirators created a fake CD and harassed me mentally. They tried to extort money from me. There are many persons behind the conspiracy and using others, the CD was uploaded to social media to create political instability. Please initiate legal action,” Jarakiholi has stated in his complaint.
Based on his statement, police registered a First Information Report under the following sections of the Indian Penal Code — 120B (hatching criminal conspiracy), 385E(extortion), 465 (forgery) and 469 (forging document and forging electronic material).
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Meanwhile, sleuths of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) visited four houses (in Bengaluru, Devanahalli, Tumakuru and Bidar) to get information on those behind the making and leak of the controversial tape to the media.
“We had a search warrant from the court. We seized some important documents, including photos, during the raids. Three persons have remained incommunicado and their mobile phones are switched off. We’re looking for them for their alleged involvement in the making and editing of the CD,” an investigating officer said.



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