• search
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS  
For Daily Alerts

Fake: Counterfeit currency from Gujarat temple was not seized during lockdown

|

New Delhi, May 07: A post on the social media claiming that fake notes were seized from a temple in Gujarat during the lockdown has gone viral.

The post in Hindi says that on one hand the entire country is fighting coronavirus and on the other hand, a temple in Gujarat is manufacturing fake notes by taking full advantage of the lockdown.

Fake: Counterfeit currency from Gujarat temple was not seized during lockdown

The user cites a news report by news channel Zee Bihar Jharkhand, which says that fake notes were being printed in the under construction Swaminarayan temple in Surat, Gujarat.

Fake News Buster

Five including a priest were arrested for manufacturing and circulating the notes. However the news report says nothing about the coronavirus or lockdown.

This incident in fact took place in November 2019. It was also reported by TV 9 Gujarati on November 24, 2019. The report said that fake notes worth Rs 1 crore was confiscated and five persons including a priest were arrested by the crime branch of the Gujarat police.

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more