BangaloreThe Central Crime Branch Police have reportedly raided the office of a regional news agency in the wake of the news that a senior politician’s family members were involved in a corruption scandal.
Me. The ACMM court has issued a search warrant on the complaint filed by Chandrakant Ramalingam, director of Ramalingam Construction Company Pvt.
Chandrakant Ramalingam had filed a complaint alleging that Rakesh Shetty, MD of the private channel, had defrauded the finance company.
It was later reported that CCB police had attempted to contact Power TV MD Rakesh Shetty. When he was not found, he had obtained a search warrant from the court and checked at the office of Power TV news channel on Mathikare road.
140 crore from BDA to our company. Knowing the money, he believed that he would release the money. In addition, I have been forced to pay a commission of Rs 7.79 crore released to our company by the BDA. They threatened to ruin the name of our company if we did not pay.
Thus, Rakesh Shetty has spent the last s. 25 lakhs on 22nd. We have given money. Even then, the name of our company was put on TV and forced to tell me that our company was in touch with some political figures, who recorded it and broadcast it and increased their channel’s TRP.
Thus, Rakesh Shetty and others have been prosecuted for forcibly taking money from me. The complaint was lodged by Chandrakant Ramalingam, director of Ramalingam Construction Company.
The FIR has been lodged by KP Agrahara police and the case has been referred to the CCB.
The police are now investigating Rakesh Shetty and a channel presenter.
Sources said the seized items were sent to a cyber forensic laboratory for inspection.