NIA files charge sheet in fake currency case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) filed a supplementary charge sheet against Abdul Kadir in the seizure of Fake Indian Currency Notes in the city. Kadir (31) is a resident of Sahebalitola in Chak Deonapur in Malda district, West Bengal. The charge sheet was filed in the Special NIA Court, Bengaluru, under IPC Sections 489-B read with 120B and substantive offences thereof.


Based on information from NIA, the Madanayakanahalli police seized Rs 6,34,000 FICN in Rs 2,000 denomination from Mohammed Sajjad Ali alias Chachu, M G Raju alias Master, Gangadhar Ramappa Kolkar alias Gangappa, and Vanitha J alias Thangam on August 8. Accordingly, the four accused were arrested after a case was registered by the Madanayakanahalli police.

The NIA had earlier filed a charge sheet against the said four accused before the NIA Special Court on November 3 under IPC Section 120B read with 489B and 489C. During further investigation, NIA arrested Kadir on December 10 from Malda since he surfaced as the main conspirator. During his arrest, they seized one mobile phone with two SIM cards, including one Bangladesh Grameenphone SIM. Kadir was regularly in touch with his associates, based in Bangladesh and India, involved in FICN circulation.

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