Fake Currency Notes Worth Over Rs 16 Lakh Seized In Rourkela, 1 Arrested

Sundargarh: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch on Sunday seized fake currency notes worth more than Rs 16 lakh and arrested one inter-state criminal from Sector-17, Rourkela, under Sector-15 Police limits in Odisha’s Sundargarh district.

The accused has been identified as Sk Ahemmad of Mollarbandh under Badarpur police limits in Delhi.

According to sources, STF conducted the raid on Saturday on the basis of reliable information about the illegal business of fake currency notes.

During the search, fake currency worth Rs 16,11,000 and other incriminating articles were seized from Ahemmad’s possession.

A case has been registered at Sector-15 Police Station, Rourkela, under Section 489-A/489-B/489-C/489-D/120(B) of the Indian Penal Code for necessary legal action.

It is worthwhile to mention here that the STF had seized fake currency notes worth Rs.29, 41,000 and arrested four persons in July this year.

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