Rs 20 lakh of fake notes from Pakistan seized: Police

Amritsar: Rs 20 lakh of fake Indian currency smuggled from Pakistan has been seized, Punjab Police said here on Saturday.

Shinder Singh was arrested with the money in denominations of 500, said Manminder Singh of the Special Operations Group adding that the arrest was a joint effort with the Border Security Force.

The accused was arrested on the outskirts of the city and has been booked under sections 489A, B, C, 420, 120-B of the Indian Penal Code.

Preliminary investigations by the police indicate that the recovered money was part of a bigger consignment recently smuggled from Pakistan and efforts are on to unearth the entire gang.