Tamil Nadu: Fake currency seized
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Last Updated: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 11:19
Tirunelveli: An inter-state counterfeit currency racket was busted on Saturday with the arrest of one person and seizure of fake notes with a total face value of Rs six lakh here, police said.

Rajendran (46) of Sundarapuram village in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu was arrested after police found the fake currency notes in his two-wheeler during a routine vehicle check, they said.

The notes were in the denomination of 1,000. During interrogation, Rajendran told police that an inter-state gang was involved in the racket, adding the notes printed in Erode were to be circulated in Kerala through agents.

Police have launched a hunt for the other members of the gang.


First Published: Sunday, March 04, 2012, 11:19

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