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Fake Flight Lieutenant in police custody

india Updated: Aug 27, 2009 21:02 IST

In a joint operation the City Police and an Indian Air Force team have arrested a man who posed as an IAF Flight Lieutenant and allegedly cheated several people with offers of jobs in the Air Force.

Deepakanthan (23) was nabbed in Bangalore on Wednesday, police said.

The accused, who had a fake Identity card stating that he was a 'flight lieutenant' attached to IAF, Ambala unit and also an IAF letterhead, had allegedly collected money from several job aspirants.

Using the card and an IAF uniform, he had stayed for 10 days in an IAF officers mess at Yelahanka along with a woman, his school classmate. Though already married, he promised her that he would marry her, police said.

He had told her father that he wanted the marriage to be held in a good choultry in Bangalore, which they had agreed to, police said.