MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SOUTHERN COMMAND & ATC OFFICERS IN BANGALORE ARREST TWO MEN WHO CONVERTED INTERNATIONAL CALLS INTO LOCAL CALLS

Joint Operation by Military Intelligence Southern Command & ATC Officers in Bangalore City

30 (SIM Box), which illegally holds telephone exchange, converts international phone calls into local calls, detains two network detectives who defraud telecommunications department, simultaneously install 960 SIM cards (device) possession of electronic equipment

Bengaluru City ATC Officers BTM in collaboration with Military Intelligence Southern Command

In six locations in the layout area, a Kerala-based person has been accused of illegally creating a telephone exchange, placing several mobile SIM cards into electronic devices, converting foreign phone calls into local calls, defrauding the telecommunication network, and disrupting the country’s security.

The arrested persons have been identified as Gautham Viswanth/(27), a native of Tirupur district in Tamil Nadu,and Ibrahim Mulla/hey lived in the BTM Layout area of Bengaluru.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the detainees used 30 electronic devices to install 32 SIM cards in six locations of the BTM layout, using more than 900 mobile SIM cards, unauthorizedly converting International (ISD) phone calls into local calls, and conducting security and other unauthorized activities. ATC officials have registered a case with the Bangalore city cyber crime police station and are continuing their investigation. Investigations are continuing to find out how many are still bending the network. The team was led by ATP unit officials ACP BR Venugopal and PI Bharat. The police commissioner has announced a reward of Rs 30,000.

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