Andhra police arrest kingpin of fake note racket

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 23:57

Malda: Sleuths from West Bengal CID
team and Andhra Pradesh police has arrested a kingpin of a
fake note racket in Malda district, police said on Friday.

The 25-year-old Luftar Haque was arrested from a
village in Baishnabnagar area yesterday in a joint raid by the
CID and police.

The accused is believed to be a kingpin of a fake
currency racket, members of which was arrested in Andhra
Pradesh last week.

Police said Haque used to smuggle fake notes from
Bangladesh and circulate it to the rest of the country.

He was produced in a court here today, which gave
Andhra police transit remand.

In a separate case, the state police also arrested
another fake note supplier Manoj Mandal from Kalichowk area
yesterday.

PTI



First Published: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 23:57

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