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7 crore counterfeit notes seized in Mumbai, seven accused arrested

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7 crore counterfeit notes seized in Mumbai, seven accused arrested

Mumbai: The Crime Branch of Mumbai Police has succeeded in catching a large cache of fake notes of Indian currency. In this case, 7 people have been arrested by raiding at two different places. Fake Indian currency notes worth Rs 7 crore have been seized from them. The accused were coming to supply counterfeit notes. The court has sent the accused to police custody till January 31.

Police Inspector Mansingh Patil of Crime Branch Unit-11 received information that fake notes of Indian currency were being taken from Dahisar check naka for supply. Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police Sangram Singh Nishandar, the team of Police Inspector-in-Charge Vinayak Chavan, Police Inspector Sachin Gavas, Mansingh Patil, Assistant Police Inspector Bharat Ghane and Vishal Patil caught a suspicious vehicle by setting a trap at Dahisar check block.

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Raids at Andheri Amfa Hotel

When he was searched, 250 bundles of fake notes worth Rs 5 crore were found from him. All were fake notes of Rs 2,000, which were brought from Delhi to Mumbai to supply. Deputy Commissioner of Police Nishandar said that 4 people were in the vehicle caught with the counterfeit note. On his behest, raided Hotel Amfa located at Andheri (W) SV Road and caught two more people. Fake currency notes of Rs 2 thousand worth Rs 2 crore were recovered from them.

Supply of counterfeit notes from Delhi to Mumbai

Fake notes were supplied from Delhi to Mumbai. Police arrested 7 accused registered a case under section 489 (a), (b) (c) of the Indian Penal Code. They were identified as Wasim Salmani (29), Sumit Sharma (32), Pradeep Choudhary (28), Manoj Sharma (39), Vinod Vijayan (39), Israr Ahmed Abdul Salam Qureshi (42) and Ashfaq Ahmed Ansari (33). Is. The accused are residents of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Kerala.