Two arrested with fake notes worth Rs 6 lakh, international racket busted
New Delhi: Two persons involved in an international Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racket were arrested by Special Cell of Delhi Police. Police claimed that they have recovered fake notes of high quality amounting to Rs 6 lakh from them.
According to police, the accused were identified as Jahiruddin (52) and Kranti Chaudhary (35). High-quality FICN amounting to Rs 6 lakh, in the denomination of Rs 2,000, have been recovered. It was very difficult for a common man to distinguish the FICN with original currency note. ACP Attar Singh had kept an eye on the movement of the syndicate which finally resulted in the arrest of the two accused. Jahiruddin was nabbed near Shantivan Chowk on September 29.
DCP (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav during the investigation on October 3 arrested Kranti, the supplier of FICN based in Betiah, Bihar. He disclosed that he procure the supply of FICN from one supplier from other states. He also disclosed that this supplier procures FICN from Bangladesh. Kranti also disclosed that he also procures FICN from Nepal. He has been indulging in the supply of FICN for 15 years.
Police claimed that another accused disclosed that he has been indulging in transportation and circulation of FICN for about 20 years. Jahiruddin paid at the rate of Rs 45 for Rs 100 in FICN to Kranti and charged Rs 55 for Rs 100 FICN from his buyers. He has already delivered about seven to eight consignments of FICN amounting to about Rs 40 lakh in Delhi.
"The other accused Kranti told that he was part of a big international FICN racket. He revealed the details of members of his syndicate and their modus operandi. He was convicted in two cases of FICN smuggling," police said.