International fake currency racket with Pak links busted, J&K resident among 5 held

Summary: Rampur/Bijnor: An international fake currency syndicate, being controlled from Pakistan and Thailand, was on Saturday busted in Amroha district with the arrest of five persons, including a Jammu and Kashmir resident.
Counterfeit currencies of the US, Myanmar, Malaysia and Thailand having face value of Rs 15 lakh were seized by police in two raids conducted in Amroha and Moradabad districts.
While Pankaj and Neeraj are residents of Moradabad and Amroha districts respectively, Khan belongs to Bandipora district of J&K.The SP said, “The three persons were arrested from Hasanpur area of Amroha, from where police found fake currency notes worth Rs 5 lakh.
He also met a woman named Pooja in a hotel, who trained him in printing fake notes,” the SP said, adding that J&K resident Mushtaq was an agent of Gulzar, the kingpin of the syndicate.The accused were later produced before a local court, which sent them to Moradabad district jail.
Computer scanners and other some machinery used in printing the fake currency were also seized.Amroha Police said that the racket is being controlled by a Pakistan national, Gulzar Ahmad.After the operation, Amroha superintendent of police (SP) Santosh Kumar Mishra said: “The gang was operating under the directions of a Pakistan national, Gulzar Ahmad.


Rampur/Bijnor: An international fake currency syndicate, being controlled from Pakistan and Thailand, was on Saturday busted in Amroha district with the arrest of five persons, including a Jammu and Kashmir resident.

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