Police today claimed to apprehend a major fake currency supplier and recovered fake currency fake currency of up to tune of Rs 15000 along with gold ornaments worth lacks, under the jurisdiction of police station Peer Mitha.
Reports said that on tip off of sources Peer Mitha police laid a special naka at Gujjar Nagar bridge and interrupted a Ascent car bearing registration number CH03D 9326 for checking. During the personal search of the driver police recovered fake Indian currency up to the tune of Rs 15000 of 500 denominations from his possession.
While during the frisking of his vehicle police also recovered golden ornament set having one neck lace two bangles one ring and two ear rings and Rs 2400 Indian currency besides two mobile phones.
The accused driver was immediately arrested by the police and was identified as Abdul Hamid son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Gool area of district Ramban. Police has also seized the vehicle on the spot. Reports further said that the accused was doing the business of fake Indian currency from a long time and was presently is in possession of huge fake currency and had come to Jammu in search of customer. Police has registered a case in this regard under FIR number 59/16 under section 489-B/489-C and inquest proceedings have been initiated.