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Fake currency notes seized in Kolkata, 1 held
Fake currency notes seized in Kolkata, 1 held

Kolkata, Aug 18 (TIWN) The special task force of the Kolkata Police has seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of the total face value of Rs 1,92,000, a senior officer said on Sunday.

The accused has been identified as Yusuf Sekh (21), a resident of Baishnabnagar's Kumbhira village in Malda. He was incepted by anti-FICN officials near Babu Ghat bus stand in Maidan with 96 counterfeit currency notes of Rs 2,000 denomination.  "On 17.08.19 at about 22:05 hrs, the Anti-FICN team of STF, Kolkata intercepted one Malda based FICN Racketeer from Strand road near Babu Ghat bus Stand under Maidan PS area along with a seizure of huge amount of Counterfeit Indian Currency Notes amounting to Rs 1,92,000 of denominations (Rs 2000 x 96 pcs) from his possession," STF said in a statement.  Sekh has been booked under Section 120B (criminal conspiracy), 489B (using as genuine, forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes), 489C (possession of forged or counterfeit currency notes or bank-notes) of the Indian Penal Code.

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