UP govt recommends another counterfeit currency case to CBI

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Lucknow, Aug 12 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh government has once again recommended a fake currency case to the CBI, this time of Bijnour, the third in a row within last one week.

State Home department spokesperson said today the government has recommended the Bijnour case to CBI, in which fake currency to the tune of Rs 99,000 were seized on June 10 last.

One Abdul Gaffar, was arrested with the fake currency of 198 notes of Rs 500 denomination in Bijnour. Gaffar belonged to Malda town of West Bengal and he received the fake currency from the same source as had the couple from Malda, arrested with about Rs 11 lakh fake currency in Aligarh in December last.

The Aligarh case had already been referred to the CBI last week while, the sensentional recovery of over Rs 1.60 crore fake currency from the SBI chest of Dumariaganj branch was handed over to the CBI on Saturday last.

State Additional Director General of Police ( law and order) Brij Lal said the CBI was yet to inform the state government about their acceptance on the probe in Dumariaganj or Aligarh fake currency case.


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