FICN of Rs 55L smuggled from Pak via Nepal border seized

first_imgNEW DELHI: Special Cell of Delhi Police busted an international syndicate indulging in circulation of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) in Delhi NCR, Bihar and other parts of India. FICN amounting Rs 5.50 lakh has been recovered from the arrested Nepal national identified as Aslam Ansari aged 27 years.He is a resident of Beerganj District Parsa (Nepal). The arrested accused has revealed that FICN was smuggled in India from Pakistan via border through Indo-Nepal border. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderOn August 24, a specific information was received that a Nepal national Aslam Ansari , who is a key member of the syndicate would reach Delhi at Nehru Place Bus Terminal to deliver a big consignment of FICN to his one of contacts. Having received the above information, police team swung into action and a trap was laid near the said bus terminal and the accused Aslam Ansari was nabbed and 275 high quality Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) in denomination of Rs 2,000 amounting Rs 5.50 lakh were recovered from his possession. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchings”He used to receive FICNs from three persons (all Nepal nationals). Aslam Ansari used to further supply FICN in India through other members of this syndicates,who are residents of Raxaul, Bihar. It has also been disclosed by accused Aslam Ansari that he has been involved in supply of FICN for the 5 years. He further disclosed that recovered FICN was being smuggled in Nepal from Pakistan and same was further brought in India via Nepal border,” said PS Kushwaah, DCP Special Cell. All the recovered FICNs are of fine quality that it is difficult to distinguish it from original ones. Investigation of case is on to identify/arrest source of FICN and to receiver of same in India & Nepal.last_img