Maha ATS busts intl fake currency racket
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 21:22
  
Mumbai: Maharashtra ATS on Thursday claimed to have busted an international fake currency racket with the arrest of a man hailing from West Bengal and seized fake currency of Rs 5 lakh from him.

The accused had been pumping in the counterfeit notes in Indian market with the help of his associates in Pakistan and Bangladesh for nearly five years, the ATS said.

Mumbai: Maharashtra ATS on Thursday claimed to have busted an international fake currency racket with the arrest of a man hailing from West Bengal and seized fake currency of Rs 5 lakh from him.

The accused had been pumping in the counterfeit notes in Indian market with the help of his associates in Pakistan and Bangladesh for nearly five years, the ATS said.

"Shaikh had earlier come to Mumbai twice when he delivered Rs five lakh fake currency to his associates in Mumbai," the official added.

The accused was produced before a local court on Tuesday and was remanded in police custody till April 11, the official said.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, April 07, 2011, 21:22


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