Bengaluru, Aug 12: The Sanjaynagar police have arrested a conman on the charge of cheating people looking for flats, to the tune of Rs 45 lakh.
The suspect is identified as Anand (22), a resident of Thanisandra. He created fake documents in the name of a fictitious firm and claimed to be a builder involved in construction of a residential apartment at Patelappa Layout, Sanjaynagar.
Anand collected money from several people promising them flats. He had opened a bank account with fake documents and victims had deposited funds in the account, said the police.
Based on complaints by 16 victims, the police arrested Anand.
Fake 'builder' cons people of Rs 45L