Fake currency racket busted in Rajouri


Rajouri police on Tuesday has busted a racket of few people involved in circulation of fake currency in Rajouri district and has arrested one of the accused while a search of other members of the group is going on, police said.

The spokesman said Senior Superintendent of Police, Yougal Manhas termed this as a major success for district police and said that speedy investigation is going on in the case to unearth all the links of this racket and to arrest accused involved in this.

SSP informed that a specific input was received by police that some people are involved in some unlawful activity “one of the suspected people was intercepted at Khablan village on Rajouri-Thanamandi road and during his search, some cash which during investigation came out to be fake after which the said man was arrested from the spot ” SSP said identifying the accused as Sagheer Ahmed Chowdhary son of Nissar Hussain resident of Dodassan Bala village of Thanamandi in Rajouri district.

29 fake currency notes of five hundred rupees value each were recovered from the said accused with the total amount of fourteen thousand and five hundred rupees.

SSP added that so far in the initial investigation of this case, names of three-person of Rajouri have come to fore in the racket and their search has been started and raids are going on to nab them.

SSP also disclosed that involvement of some traders of Rajouri town in this racket is also suspected and further investigation into the matter is going on.

A case FIR 19/2018 US 489-B, 489-C RPC have been registered in Thanamandi police station and further investigation in speedy mode is going on.


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