Bengaluru hacker sent to 14-day judicial custody after brawl at hotel

03:16 PM Nov 09, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Bengaluru: An alleged hacker called ‘Sriki’, who is the main accused in a Bitcoin scam case in Karnataka, was sent to 14-day judicial custody after he was arrested on charges of being engaged in a brawl at a hotel in Bengaluru.


Police officials on Monday produced Sriki and his friend Vishnu Bhat before the 10th Additional City Metropolitan Court.  Vishnu Bhat has been taken into police custody till November 11.

Accused Sriki was found quarrelling with Vishnu Bhat at a five-star hotel in the city. Sriki also got into a brawl with the security officer. On receiving information about the brawl, the police have picked both Sriki and Vishnu Bhat.

Sriki is accused of multiple cybercrime cases, including siphoning off Rs 11.5 crore funds from the e-procurement cell of the Karnataka e-governance centre last year.


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