Global Syndicate Involved in Supplying Fake Currency Notes Busted: Cops

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  • Special Cell Delhi nabbed two, busting a global syndicate of fake notes.
  • The two accused have been identified as residents of West Bengal with the supplier hailing from Bangladesh
  • Accused laundered Rs 2 crore in Delhi earlier.

New Delhi: The Special Cell of New Delhi police on Thursday arrested two men involved in an international syndicate indulging in circulation of fake Indian currency notes. It is reported that high quality fake Indian currency notes amounting to Rs 8 lakh in denominations of Rs 2,000 were seized from the accused.

Identified as Feroz Sheik and Muffazul Sheik, residents of West Bengal, were nabbed by the officials on December 21st after a tip-off near the Kalkaji Mandir area, Deputy Commissioner of Police Special cell informed.

Investigations revealed the fake notes were routed into the country through Malda district situated in West Bengal neighbouring Bangladesh. As per the statement given by 1 accused Feroz, he received the RS8 lakh consignment from a person named Salam of Murshidabad, who was the supplier from Bangladesh.

The history sheeters reportedly laundered Rs 2 crore in Delhi during the last 2 years with active operations in other parts of India.

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