Four arrested with fake currency in Uttar Pradesh

July 26th, 2008 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police Friday said it had busted an inter-state gang dealing in fake currency with the arrest of four people from Lucknow district and the recovery of counterfeit currency worth Rs.1.6 million. “Three of those arrested are from Bihar while the other is from Uttar Pradesh,” said Additional Director-General of Police (Law and Order) Brij Lal.

The people were arrested near the Badshah Nagar railway station in Lucknow, he added.

They have confessed to circulating fake notes amounting to Rs.10 million in different parts of the state, police said.

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