Meet the conman from Bengaluru who promised Dinakaran the AIADMK symbol

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His tryst with crime started at the age of 17. Today Sukesh Chandrasekar is all over the news for allegedly trying to help Sasikala Natarajan's nephew T T V Dinakaran bribe Election Commission of India officials to bag the two leaves symbol of the AIADMK.

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Sukesh Chandrasekar

The Bengaluru based Sukesh is 27 is the alleged middleman who struct a Rs 50 crore deal with T T V Dinakaran to help influence officials and bag the AIADMK's symbol. At the time of Sukesh's arrest from the Hyatt hotel in Delhi, the Delhi police found Rs 1.3 crore and also a Mercedes car from him.

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Sukesh who also goes by the name Balaji hails originally from Bengaluru and has had quite a history. His first tryst with crime began when he was 17 years old. He studied at a prestigious school on Residency Road in Bengaluru. He was always ambitious and wanted to lead a lavish life-style.

The first time he was arrested was in connection with a Bengaluru Development Authority scam. He is said to have duped over a 100 people to the tune of over Rs 75 crore. Police sources say that he would pose as a relative of politicians and assure people that he would get their job done.

The money he made would be used to buy luxurious cars that included a Rolls Royce, Maserati among others. He also would invest heavily on luxury watches. The police is currently investigating how he managed to get in touch with T T V Dinakaran and strike the alleged deal. The police say that the deal was for Rs 50 crore and only a part of the payment had been made when Sukesh was arrested.

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