Hyderabad: Police here on Thursday arrested five
persons including a 14-year-old boy, belonging to Malda
district of West Bengal, on a charge of circulating fake
Indian currency procured from Bangladesh.
Langer House Police had initially nabbed Mohd Chhobe
Shaik, while exchanging counterfeit note of Rs 1,000.
His confession led to arrest of gang leader Mohd Israil
and others, all hailing from Malda district, from a lodge in
Abids area, police said.
Israil, along with Rapsangani Abdul Rawoof, Mohd Joharul,
Safiqul Islam and a 14-year-old boy/student swapped the fake
currency in various parts of the city and Secunderabad.
A person called Inamul, a native of Malda, procured it
from across the border and supplied it to them, police said.
They were allegedly also involved in fake currency
distribution in Gujarat.
This time, they had brought fake currency notes having
face value of Rs 1.5 lakh to Hyderabad.