Kingpin of inter-state fake currency racket caught

Last Updated: Monday, August 31, 2009 - 09:49

Malda (WB): The alleged kingpin of an
inter-state fake currency racket was arrested along with three
others in the district.

The man identified as Anwar and his three accomplices
were caught late Sunday night by police during routine checking
of vehicles, Additional Superintendent of Police, Kalyan
Mukherjee said.

Fake Indian currency with a face value of Rs 3 lakh
were seized from him, he said.

Anwar had been earlier arrested by Maharashtra police
from Malda for running the racket but had been released later.

The police officer said Kaliachowk was the main
corridor through which counterfeit notes entered India from
Bangladesh and were sent to Jharkhand from where they were
sent all over the country.

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First Published: Monday, August 31, 2009 - 09:49

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