Hyderabad police nabbed a person for using international debit cards issued to others for his personal use.
Police found Gangster Venkat Reddy alias Aziz Reddy two international debt cards - ING Vysya and ICICI bank in his wallet during the panchanama by the Shaikpet tahsildar on Thursday. The investigating office had collected information about details and transactions of the used by the gangster.
According to the sources in the police department said the ING Vysya international debit card recovered from the gangster, was in the name of one Srujan Kumar of SBI colony at Bakaram near Gandhinagar. Srujan Kumar runs a computer institute in Gandhinagar. When police interrogated him, Srujan Kumar reportedly told them that he had given his debit card to one Pavan Kumar. He reportedly expressed doubts that Pavan Kumar might have given it to Aziz Reddy.
Surprisingly, Pavan Kumar is neither a friend nor a relative of Srujan Kumar. The latter told police that Pavan Kumar knew him as he did a two-and-half-month computer course in his institute.
Srujan Kumar got the ING Vysya Bank debit card in May 2007 and there were Rs 1.40 lakh transactions in the last one year. Police department sources said currently balance in the account is nil.
Police officers told press the other debit card, issued by ICICI Bank, was issued elsewhere. "We are waiting for details from ICICI Bank, Mumbai which may come in a day or two.''
Police told that they recovered another debit card from his car which was on the name of another person.
Meanwhile, the black Innova's owner Abu Bakar is still at large. From the investigation the police recovered that Bakar's father Humayun Khan is a 'tantrik' and Aziz Reddy used to go to him for the well-being of his family for the last 11 years. A month ago, he took his wife to Humayun Khan as she was not well, police said.
"We are trying to locate Aziz Reddy's wife's address. The only evidence we have is her photograph,'' a senior police officer said.