Fake Currency Racket Busted, 4 Arrested


The crime branch of Jaipur police commissionerate busted a racket involved in circulation of counterfeit currency notes on Tuesday. Acting on a tip off by crime branch, the Amber police in the city have arrested four persons, including three from Malda (West Bengal) and seized Rs 2,97,500. A team of Jaipur police is camping in Malda to arrest another member of counterfeit currency notes gang.

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Addressing a press conference session, commissioner of police Sanjay Agarwal said that crime branch had a few information sources that a pull of fake cash notes has landed in Jaipur and it was to be coursed in the city in front of merry season.

“Our team kept a vigil on a suspect Khemraj (26), a native of Jaipur. Later, it was found that he was talking to two strangers on counterfeit notes. Thus, a team of Amber police first apprehended the threesome and later arrested them,” Agarwal said.

The other two people were recognized as Anarul Sheik (40) and Aalam Momin(27), both locals of Malda. “A joint group will cross examine the blamed to know more about their nexus and will likewise discover how much fake notes they figured out how to flow in the market,” the official included. Police said the nature of fake note is great as it is hard for a layman to separate between the first and fake one.

“During interrogation, the two persons from Malda said that they have received the notes from one Naushad and Quyyum Sheikh, both natives of Malda. Our team is already camping in Malda and have apprehended some persons. We are likely to arrest more persons who were part of this gang,” Agarwal said.

At night, Jaipur police prevailing with regards to capturing Naushad in Malda with the assistance of nearby police.

“Our team managed to arrest Naushad and are coordinating with the local police in west Bengal to arrest the other accused Quyyum,” said Anshuman Bhomia, deputy commissioner of police (North).

Denounced Khemraj was captured by Brahmpuri police in 2010 and was sentenced for the situation with a detainment of four years. In the wake of finishing his sentence, he again began the misbehavior

The dealers used to give triple of the fake coin notes in lieu of a sum. Police said if Rs 1 lakh as money are given to the bootleggers, they will consequently give fake cash notes of Rs 3 lakh.

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