We are bringing him to Bengaluru and more details will be available following probe,” a senior police officer said.“Praveen had introduced himself as a NASA scientist. Police registered a case on December 13 and arrested Praveen on Friday. According to cops, Praveen had collected Rs 4 lakh each from the 10 women, promising them franchises. He even gave eight cheques worth Rs 27 lakh, but all of them were dishonoured by the bank,” police said. However, they received nothing, police said, adding that in some cases he took money in instalments.“The women believed him to be a NASA scientist and fell prey,” said police, adding there are others too who have invested in his firm.
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