Three arrested with counterfeit currency notes amounting Rs 59,000

Gadigarh and Satwari Police jointly arrested three persons along with counterfeit currency notes amounting Rs 59,000.

 

As per police sources, a team from Police Post Gadigarh led by Inspector Lakhvir Singh laid a naka near Babliana and intercepted a vehicle.

 

During checking, police team recovered Rs 5,000 counterfeit currency from the possession of two persons travelling in the vehicle and arrested them, who were identified as Amarpreet Singh alias Vicky, son of Joginder Singh of Ajeet Nagar Rani Bagh District Jammu and Aditya Choudhary, son of Ajay Choudhary, a resident of Munger, Bihar, at present Rani Talab Digiana District Jammu.

After their arrest, a case FIR Number 237/2021 under Sections 489-A and 489-C was registered at Police Station Satwari and investigation started.

During further questioning, accused confessed involvement of one more person namely Ramesh Kumar alias Doctor, son of Bhajan Lal of Chak Bala, RS Pura, at present Dashmesh Nagar.

 

On this, special police teams of Police Station Satwari led by SHO Inspector Deepak Jasrotia and assisted by PSI Tejinder Singh was constituted under the supervision of SDPO South PK Mengi.

The team did strenuous efforts and arrested the accused involved.

During sustained questioning, the accused confessed his involvement in the above case and on his disclosure more counterfeit currency and the material used in preparing counterfeiting currency notes were recovered, which includes one printer-cum-scanner, half rim of executive bond paper, 23 executive bond papers with each paper having prints of currency notes in denominations of Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 100 amounting to Rs 29900, counterfeit currency notes in denominations of Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 100 amounting to Rs 19100, one paper cutter, 2 rolls of green coloured adhesive tape, 2 empty tape rolls and one glass sheet. In total, counterfeit currency recovered amounts to Rs 59,000.

It is pertinent to mention that various FIRs have already been registered against accused person namely Ramesh Kumar in different Police Stations like Miran Sahib, Bishnah, Arnia , Gangyal etc.

 

Further investigation into the case is going on.