One held with fake currency in Delhi

July 11th, 2008 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) One person was arrested here with fake currency amounting nearly Rs.180,000, the police said Friday. On a tip-off, a team of Special Cell of the police arrested Mohammed Mustaqim near Chhatrashal Stadium in northwest Delhi when he came to give the consignment of fake currency to his associate.

The fake notes were in the denomination of Rs.1,000, Rs.500 and Rs.100. “The fake Indian currency originated in Pakistan and through Bangladesh border it reached Delhi for further circulation in neighbouring states,” the police said.

Mastaqim revealed that the currency was supplied by a Bangladesh-based Inter-Service Intelligence operative and one fugitive named Sahil procured it from Bangladesh.

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