Balasore (Odisha): A local court on Friday
sentenced a man to ten years rigorous imprisonment for
circulating counterfeit currency notes.
Additional Sessions judge Jiban Ballav Dash sentenced
Hiralal Saha to 10 years RI and imposed a fine of Rs two lakh
after examining nine witnesses and other evidences.
According to prosecution, Saha was caught by some shop
keepers for giving fake Rs 1,000 notes after purchasing
garments in Soro market on November 13, 2010 in Balasore
He was immediately handed over to police and two more
counterfeit notes of Rs 1,000 denomination were seized from
The seized notes were verified from the Nasik currency
division and found fake.