Stung by the NIA raids and demonetisation, the ISI has set up three factories in Pakistan occupied Kashmir to print fake currency.
A day after it was reported that the ISI has set up two factories to print fake currency notes, the Delhi police have busted an international syndicate. Kashid, a resident of Malda in West Bengal who was into the racket for 15 years, was arrested with fake currency in the denomination of Rs 2,000.
The man arrested with fake Rs 2,000 notes worth Rs 7.56 lakh is said to have smuggled the same from Bangladesh.
The Kerala police have seized fake currency and printing machines from the house of a Yuva Morcha leader Sree Narayanapuram near Kodungallur. The police have arrested Erassery Rakesh, 31. The BJP said that Rakesh was a regional committee member of the Yuva Morcha. The district president of the party says that Rakesh and his brother have both been expelled.
Shamshul Huda,the man arrested in Nepal for his alleged link to the train sabotage case in India had contested unsuccessfully on a Madhesi Party ticket. He had contested the elections held in Nepal, but lost badly.
This resulted in huge financial losses which forced him to deal in fake Indian currency.
He also made it a point to state that one of the reasons behind this decision was to eradicate the menace of fake currency.
She goes by the name ‘Litchi’ and her crime was that she was part of a major fake currency racket in India. Litchi, 43, whose original name is Fatima, is a Bangaldeshi national, was actively involved in the circulation of fake currency in India and was arrested from Agra on Thursday.
Litchi, who is a resident of Sushil Nagar in Agra is married to one Sher Ali Khan. Her name came up during an investigation conducted by the National Investigation Agency, which took over the case that was busted in West Bengal.