NIA arrests absconding accused in fake currency case
New Delhi, Oct 30: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one Shukruddin Shek in connection with a fake currency case.
The case on hand pertains to the seizure of fake Indian currency notes worth Rs 82,000, which had initially led to the arrest of three persons- Dalim Mia, Ashok Kumar and Rajendra Patil.
Shek, a resgident of Malda had aided the rest of the accused in transporting fake currency between West Bengal and Karnataka. He had been absconding for the past several months. However based on a tip off, he was arrested by the NIA.
The NIA has obtained his transit remand from a Malda court. He will now be produced before a special NIA court in Bengaluru on November 1.