Man held with Rs 6.37 lakh fake currency notes

Man held with Rs 6.37 lakh fake currency notes


Jammu, Dec 8: Police have arrested one Kulgam based man with fake Indian currency worth Rs 6.37 lakh.

“A case was registered at Chassana police station as an amount of Rs 6000 fake currency (12 notes of Rs 500 each) was produced before police by one person Bahar Din, son of Abdul Gani, resident of Vijaypur, Reasi alleging that he was given this amount by one Mohammad Maqbool, son of Abdul Rasheed, resident of Sungri,” Tahir Bhat, SSP Reasi said.

He said during the course of investigation, Mohammad Maqbool was arrested by police on December 6 and upon questioning he revealed that he was given this fake currency by one Showkat Ahmed, son of Abdul Gani Dar, resident of Kulgam (Nooupura), presently putting up in Jammu.

The SSP said police party swung into action apprehended the accused Showkat Ahmed from Sidhra in Jammu who was living in a rented house.

“We have recovered Rs 500 notes (117), Rs 200 (278) and Rs 50 notes (19),” said the SSP adding that total amount recovered was Rs 6,37,550.

“We also recovered one computer including CPU and monitor, scanner, keyboard, mouse, paper cutting machine, paper cutter, bundle of photocopy paper,” he added.