Fake currency notes seized, five held

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 14:23

Etawah (UP): Five persons were arrested from
separate places here and counterfeit notes with a face value
of Rs 2.75 lakh seized from them, police said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip-off, a police team yesterday arrested
Ashok Kumar, Devendra Singh, Rajendra Singh, Rahul Kumar and
Mahendra Singh from separate places in the city, SP Ashok
Kumar Raghav said.

He said the fake notes worth Rs 2.75 lakh, including 146
notes of Rs 1,000 denomination and 258 notes of Rs 500
denomination, were recovered from their possession.

During interrogation, they also revealed about the
involvement of some persons of West Bengal and Haryana in the
gang, the SP added.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 14:23

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