Two arrested, fake currency seized in Uttar Pradesh

October 10th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) A youth was arrested Friday from Lucknow’s Charbagh railway station for possessing counterfeit currency nominally worth of Rs.1,500, the police said. Later, another youth was arrested and high quality paper and fake currency manufacturing equipment were recovered in this Uttar Pradesh capital. “During interrogation Rahul, a native of Delhi, revealed that he is living in a rented house in the Naka locality in Lucknow and we conducted a raid there,” inspector Tripurari Pandey of the Government Railway Police (GRP) told IANS.

Besides recovering a computer, a colour scanner and some high quality blank paper used in manufacturing fake notes, the police also arrested another youth, Jitendra from Rahul’s house.

“We are interrogating both of them and hope to extract vital clues regarding the source of the paper and other raw material,” Pandey added.

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