CBI seizes fake currency worth Rs 5 lakh; one arrested in Delhi

One person has been arrested by the CBI from a running train in West Bengal and fake currency notes having face value of Rs five lakh recovered from his possession.

 

New Delhi: One person has been arrested by the CBI from a running train in West Bengal and fake currency notes having face value of Rs five lakh recovered from his possession.

According to CBI, one Ripun, hailing from Malda in West Bengal, was nabbed from 'Falaknuma Express' between Kharagpur and Balasore railway stations yesterday and fake Indian currency notes (FICN) having face value of Rs 5 lakh were recovered from his possession.

"A case was registered u/s 120B r/w 489B and 489C of IPC. The recovered FICNs are all in denomination of Rs 1,000 notes. It is alleged that the intercepted person was going to Vijaywada for delivery of seized FICNs to some unknown person at Hyderabad," CBI spokesperson said here today.

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