2 Held With Fake Currency Notes

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Srinagar: Police on Friday claimed to have arrested two persons for circulating fake currency notes in Bandipora district of north Kashmir.

“Acting on specific information, Bandipora Police arrested two individuals and recovered fake Indian currency notes from their possession,” a police spokesman in a statement issued here said.

“Officers arrested two individuals in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bandipora for circulating fake currency notes and seized counterfeit currency notes worth Rs. 10,000 of 500 denominations from their possession,” the spokesman said.

They have been identified as Nisar Ahmad lone resident of Check Rashipora Bandipora and Abdul Rashid Akhoon resident of Gurez at present Sonarwani, Bandipora. They have been shifted to Police Station Bandipora where they remain in custody.

“A case FIR No. 40 /2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Bandipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated,” the spokesman said.

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