The IMA scam is estimated at Rs 1,250 crore, going by means of the wide variety of police court cases filed to date. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) said the variety of court cases had crossed 26,000.
The SIT, headed through DIGP B R Ravikanthe Gowda, visited the Commercial Street police station on Thursday, accrued info of the case and interrogated the seven directors of various entities of the IMA Group — Naveed Ahmed, Arshad Khan, Nizamuddin, Nasir Hussain, Anwar Pasha, Waseem, and Dadapeer. The SIT also sealed the IMA head workplace on Lady Curzon Road.
“Our foremost subject right now is to track down Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the dealing with director and CEO of the IMA Group. We assume greater complaints within the coming days,” Gowda said. Sources in the SIT stated the significance of the scam changed into likely to move beyond Rs 1,250 crore.
Meanwhile, the SIT found a Range Rover and a Jaguar belonging to Mansoor Khan on the Kempegowda International Airport and learned that he had left them on June eight. Police are investigating where he has long gone and are checking the listing of passengers who used the airport.
A lookout is aware has been issued in opposition to Mansoor Khan and police suspect he has fled to any other kingdom or abroad.
The suspects informed the police that Mansoor Khan met them on June eight and requested them to collect Rs 20 crore from a businessman. But after they visited the said address, the businessman changed into no longer there. They returned to the IMA office and were amazed that Mansoor Khan became not there. They then went to his house and discovered it locked. His cellphone became switched off. They approached Khan’s buddy Mohammed Khalid Mohammed who then filed a police grievance against Mansoor Khan
Worries approximately excessive tension wires dominated the masses of issues raised by using power purchasers at the DH-PV smartphone-in with most Bescom officials hoping all such strains can be converted into underground cables.
Many desired to hear the truth from Bescom Managing Director C Shikha, who took more than 10 calls on the issue inside the program organized by way of Prajavani and Deccan Herald.
Following a spate of fatal accidents regarding excessive anxiety wires, Bescom officers served notices to 7,482 buildings that violated guidelines and built vertical systems below the energy strains.
V Ranganathan from Subbanna Garden in Vijayanagar asked whether his residence with “simplest ground floor” underneath the high anxiety line was safe. Nagaraju from Tumakuru sought to know whether it changed into safe to build a residence 1.5 m far from an excessive anxiety line. H Shivanna from Channapatna requested whether the excessive tension line passing his residence can be transformed into an underground cable line.
Officials obtained details from the callers and promised that the engineers below respective jurisdictions will visit them soon for inspection. The callers have been suggested not to nurture false hopes because the plan to convert overhead high anxiety lines become restricted to the distribution strains below Bescom and now not the KPTCL transmission strains.
After several men and women complained of repeated energy cuts, Shikha explained that Bescom has given line clearance in some areas for improvement works, which affected strength deliver just like the Bannerghatta Road where the BBMP and BMRCL have taken up works.
Some of the callers alerted government regarding energy robbery and sagging transmission strains posing a chance.