June 13, 2018 08:46 PM


In a major crackdown on counterfeit currency, Haryana Police has busted a gang allegedly involved in printing fake currency with the arrest of two accused from district Sirsa. Police has also seized counterfeit notes of Rs 100 amounting to Rs 40,000.

While stating this here today, a spokesman of Police Department said that police had also seized 54 pages having printed fake currency on one side, one computer, printer, CPU, and other material used in printing fake currency. The arrested accused had been identified as Balwant, a resident of Jhopra and Vinod Kumar of Nezadela Kalan in Sirsa. 

He said that a team of Sirsa Police on getting a credible information, raided a house belongs to Balwant at Chattargarhpatti and arrested the two accused with fake currency and other material. During interrogation, it was revealed that counterfeit currency of about Rs70,000 had been produced by them so far. Out of this, they had supplied some amount in the market with the help of another associate. The third accused had also been identified which would be nabbed shortly. 

The spokesman said that a case under different sections of Indian Penal Code had been registered against them at City Police Station, Sirsa. Further investigation was on, he added. 

In another case, Crime Investigation Agency of Sirsa Police during patrolling, had also arrested a person alongwith restricted drugs/medicines from Kalanwali Road mandi Dabwali area. The arrested accused had been identified as Tarsem Kumar, a native of village Alikan. Police team had also recovered 576 restricted medicines and 22 injections.


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