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Shivamogga: Faking theft of car for insurance, owner lands in jail

The Special CBI Court in Jammu on Tuesday sentenced a former Executive Engineer of Northern Railways to five years' imprisonment in a bribery case
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Shivamogga: In a bizarre incident, the car owner faked the theft of his car here and now has been jailed.

The arrested has been identified as Chandrukumar (28) of Vidyanagara. An accomplice of his Prashanth (29) from Davanagere has also been arrested. The Police said that Chandrukumar had lodged a complaint about the theft of his parked car from Sulebail.

Police said that Chandrukumar had bought the car l, which was from money borrowed from a finance company. Following this, Chandru planned to fake theft to avoid paying the car loan and also to claim the insurance amount.

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