6 arrested for Rs 2,000 fake currency notes seized near Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 26: Police busted a fake Indian currency racket near here on Saturday with the arrest of six accused and seized counterfeit notes of Rs 2,000 amounting to over Rs 2 lakh.

The police chief said the accused were waiting for an opportunity to circulate fake Rs 2,000 notes. Jamalapur Sainath, 28, a butcher by profession, is kingpin in the case and conspired with G. Anjaiah, C. Satyanarayana, K. Sridhar Goud and A. Vijay Kumar to make the fake currency notes. On credible information, police raided the house of S. Ramesh — one of the accused — at Ibrahimpatnam, arrested the six and seized the fake currency. Two other accused — Kalyan and Srikanth — were absconding. Bhagwat said people can easily detect the fake Rs 2,000 note by following some simple steps like checking

Two other accused — Kalyan and Srikanth — were absconding. Bhagwat said people can easily detect the fake Rs 2,000 note by following some simple steps like checking crackling sound of paper, blind person mark, fluorescent threads and number panel which glow in ultraviolet light and latent view of denomination written with semi-dried oils.

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