In Karnataka fake currency bust, NIA charges one accused

New Delhi, Sep 16: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against one Sariful Islam in connection with a fake currency case.

The case was originally registered in Belagavi following the seizure of fake currency to the tune of Rs 82,000. The special NIA court had earlier convicted five persons in connection with the same case and sentenced them to six years imprisonment.

The probe revealed that Islam was procuring fake currency from an absconding accused Saddam Sekh and Hakim Sekh, both residents of Bangladesh. He would then circulate the same in Karnataka along with the other accused, the NIA said.

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NIA arrests key accused in Ghaziabad FICN case

New Delhi, July 21: The National Investigation Agency has arrested fake currency racketeer from Kolkata. The accused has been identified as Sariful Islam aged 34.

The case relates to the recovery of high quality fake Indian currency to the tune of Rs 2,49,000 from the possession of Mohammad Murad Alam. The probe has revealed that the accused persons were smuggling fake currency from Bangladesh.

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NIA nets absconding accused from Malda in fake currency case

New Delhi, June 26: The National Investigation Agency has arrested an accused in connection with the Bangalore fake currency case. The accused has been identified as Jahiruddin S K.

The case was registered following the seizure of fake currency worth Rs 6,84,000. The notes seized were of the Rs 2,000 denomination.

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Fake currency trafficked through complex network spread in India, Bangladesh, Nepal

New Delhi, May 04: The NIA has filed a supplementary charge-sheet against two people, including a Nepali national, for their alleged involvement in smuggling Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN, officials said.

The supplementary charge-sheet was filed before a special NIA court in Patna under sections of the IPC and the UA(P) Act against two accused, Mohammad Baitullah of Bihar’s Kishanganj and Biltu Mahto of Nepal’s Dhanusha district.

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FICN racketeer from Kerala sentenced to six years imprisonment

New Delhi, May 04: A Special court of the National Investigation Agency convicted one Ali Hossain to six years imprisonment in connection with a fake currency case.

The case against Hossain was registered in 2018 following the seizure of fake currency notes of the Rs 2,000 denomination. The notes were recovered from his home at Palakkad district.

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NIA charges two fake currency racketeers

New Delhi, Mar 26: The National Investigation has filed a chargesheet against two fake currency racketeers.

The NIA charged Tausif Alam and Shahnawaj Ansari. The case relates to recovery of High Quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), having total face value of Rs. 2,49,500 by ATS, UP, from the possession of an accused Mohammad Murad Alam.

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NIA arrests fake currency racketeer in UP

New Delhi, Mar 24: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a fake currency case at Gomtinagar, Uttar Pradesh.

The UP police had initially filed the case following the arrest of Phulchand, Amniul Islam and Nasiba Khatoon. Fake currency worth Rs 1,79,000 was seized from them.

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As polls near in Bengal, agencies shift focus to India’s fake currency hub, Malda

New Delhi, Mar 03: The fact that in 2013-2014 alone, Malda in West Bengal pushed Rs 1,500 crore worth fake currency itself suggests the magnitude of the problem.

Not much has changed and Malda according to officers in the National Investigation Agency is the primary hub for the racket. 

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NIA court sentences two fake currency racketeers to six years in jail

New Delhi, Feb 22: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has rented two persons to six years in jail in connection with a fake currency case.

Earlier the court had convicted three persons-Mohammad Sajjad Ali, M G Raqhgu and Abdul Kador to six years imprisonment and fine. The latest order of the NIA sentenced Gangadhar Kholkar and Sabiruddin. 

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