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Man held for posing as secretary of PM Modi's brother

ANI  |  Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] 

The Police Task Force has arrested a man named Venkat after he allegedly tried seeking favours from the Central officials by claiming that he was the secretary of Prime Minister Modi's brother Prahlad Bhai Modi.

According to DCP Task Force Limba Reddy, Venkat is the owner of an advertising agency in Venkat had Prahlad Bhai Modi when the latter had visited the earlier. He made calls to few Central officers in and tried to seek favours from them. He approached them for appointments also.

Venkat had put his name as the "Secretary PMO Modi" on the True Caller mobile application in his phone.

A case of cheating and extortion under relevant Sections of the (IPC) has been registered by the police.

An investigation is underway.

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First Published: Thu, May 04 2017. 16:20 IST
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