Rs 1.76 lakh fake notes, illegal arms seized in Rajasthan
- By NewsOnFloor Staff
- Aug 28, 2019
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Jaipur, Aug 28 (IANS) In two different raids, the Special Operations Group of the police has arrested three people with Rs 1.76 lakh counterfeit currency and a large cache of arms and ammunition.
While the counterfeit currency was recovered at Jaipur railway station; 23 pistols, seven magazines, 2 silencers and 20 live cartridges were seized from Sawai Madhopur.
"Acting on a tip-off, the SOG team seized 60 fake notes of Rs 2,000 denomination (Rs 1.20 lakh) from one Jagdish, a resident of Phulera," said Additional Director General of Police (SOG) Anil Paliwal. The other person, Ramdhan, also a Phulera resident, was carrying 28 fake notes of Rs 2,000 face value.
The accused had brought these notes from the Bardhman district of West Bengal, a police official said.
In another case, the police have seized arms brought from Madhya Pradesh to Sawai Madhopur.
"Acting on a tip-off, we interrogated one man at MP-Rajasthan border in Sawai Madhopur and found a loaded pistol with six live cartridges. He also had 23 pistols, seven magazines, 2 silencers and 20 live cartridges in his bag, said Paliwal. The accused has been identified as Prem Singh, a resident of Karauli city.
During the interrogation, Singh said he brought weapons from Khargone in MP, said Paliwal.
Source : ians