NIA has arrested an absconding group member professedly included in pirating of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) with the face estimation of over Rs. 10 lakh from Bangladesh into India.
Ashok Kumar Gupta nom de plume Badapao, who was carrying a money prize of Rs. 25,000 on his head, was captured from Ranchi on Saturday, NIA said in an announcement in New Delhi on Monday.
Ashok supposedly used to obtain the FICN from Malda and course the same in Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.
In May a year ago, FICN with a face estimation of Rs. 10,01,000 was seized from the ownership of one Sushanta Sahu of Odisha and a case was enlisted by the NIA under important arrangements of the IPC and UA(P) Act, it said.
Sushanta and his partners, including Ashok, were supposedly included in the sneaking of FICN from Bangladesh and course of the same in West Bengal, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi, the announcement said.
One Mozammel Haque of Bangladesh was observed to be the "supplier of FICN".
At the example of Sushanta, NIA captured four more denounced – Uttam Kumar Sinha, Purshotam Kesri, Nishfal Mandal and Rameshwar Sahu – and recorded chargesheet in the NIA Special Court in Kolkata. One Rubel Mia was likewise captured on a month ago from Malda in West Bengal.