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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NIA charges 4 in Siliguri fake currency case

New Delhi, Jan 23: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with the Siluguri fake currency case.

The case relates to the seizure of fake currency in denomination of ₹2000 (200 pieces) and ₹500 (02 pieces) having face value of ₹4,01,000 from the possession of accused Golam Martuja on January 8 last year by the DRI, Regional Unit Siliguri, West Bengal.

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NIA charges key conspirator in fake currency case

New Delhi, Jan 01: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against a key fake currency trafficker before a special court in Patna.

The case pertains to the seizure of fake Indian currency worth Rs 4 lakh by the Bettiah Police, Bihar n 2019 from the possession of Julkar Sheikh. The case was later handed over to the NIA for investigation.

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3 get 6 year jail term in fake currency case

Bengaluru, Dec 03: A special court of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) here has sentenced three people to six years simple imprisonment for possessing fake Indian currency notes. 

The trio was sentenced on December 1, the NIA said. 

Trial against four others in the case, including the one who is at large, would continue, the agency said. 

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NIA files chargesheet in Visakhapatannam fake currency case

New Delhi, Nov 28: The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet in connection with the Visakhapatannam fake currency case.

Investigation revealed that accused Enamul Haque was involved in cross-border smuggling and circulation of FICN after procuring the same from his associates in Bangladesh.

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NIA court convicts two fake currency racketeers from Bengal

New Delhi, Sep 08: A special court of the National Investigation Agency has convicted two persons in connection with a fake currency case. 

The court convicted Habibur Rehman and Fakirul Seikh, residents of Malda in West Bengal. During investigation, it was revealed that the above accused had hatched a criminal conspiracy for procuring and circulating fake Indian currency notes in India. 

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NIA arrests key fake currency racketeer from Malda

fakeNew Delhi, Sep 04: The National Investigation Agency has arrested a key fake currency racketeer from Malda in West Bengal. The NIA arrested Enamul Haque who has been absconding since 2018.

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With fake currency charge, Pak trying to create persona non grata case against Indian officials

indopakNew Delhi, June 16: Pakistan has claimed that the two officials that it had arrested and later released had fake currency on them. India has denied this and says that Pakistan had held the officials up only to create a case of persona non grata.

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NIA charges two in Bihar fake currency case

fakecurrency-niaNew Delhi, June 12: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with a fake currency case in Bihar.

The two accused named in the chargesheet are Shahnawaj Shaikh and Mannalal Choudhary. The case pertains to the recovery and seizure of fake Indian currency by the Bettiah police, Bihar. The police had seized fake currency to the tune of Rs 4 lakh.

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