NIA charges three from Karnataka in fake currency case
The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with a fake currency case reported in Karnataka. Three persons Dalim Mia, Ashok Kumar and Rajendra Patil have been named in the chargesheet.
The case was initially registered at Chikodi Police Station, District Belagavi, Karnataka on the basis of information provided by NIA. During investigation, police searched the residence of Ashok Kumbar and seized 41 fake Indian currency notes, all in the denomination of Rs. 2000 having face value Rs. 82,000/-.
During the investigation, it was found that arrested accused along with absconding accused hatched a criminal conspiracy to procure and circulate fake Indian currency notes in India. In furtherance of said conspiracy, accused Dalim Mia procured fake Indian currency notes of face value of Rs. 6.80 lacs and Rs. 3.50 lacs (in the denomination of Rs. 2000/-) with the help of absconding accused and delivered it to arrested accused Ashok Kumbar in two consignments. The said case has revealed interstate and international linkages pointing towards supply of FICN received from Bangladesh.