Two nabbed with fake currency worth Rs 3.62 lakh

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Jalandhar, Dec 12 (UNI) Punjab Police today seized fake currency worth Rs 3.62 lakh from two persons from Bidhipur on Jalandhar-Amritsar road here.

Superintendent of Police (Detective) Paramvir Singh Parmar told newspersons that the fake currency was suspected to have been smuggled from Pakistan, as it had not been scanned by a computer and seemed printed.

He said that Gurwinder Singh alias Kala of Daduwal village and Amarjeet Singh alias Billa of Chitti village had brought the counterfeit currency from a person in Amritsar.

Both of them admitted to having been involved in this business for the past some time. They had brought the currency from Amritsar to Jalandhar at least three times earlier, he added.

The seized fake currency included 200 notes in the denomination of Rs 500 and the remaining notes were with the denomination of Rs 1,000, the SP said.


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