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2 engineers, contractor held with fake currency
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JAMMU, Oct 30: Police today claimed to have arrested two government officials including an Executive Engineer and Junior Engineer of Flood Control Department with Rs 65, 000 fake currency notes in Jewel area under the jurisdiction of Police Station Nowabad.

Police said that cops received a phone call from an employee of the AXIS Bank branch near Hotel Fortune Rivera that a person had come to bank with fake currency. Sources said, a police team led by SHO police station Nowabad rushed to the bank and arrested the employee. The cops seized Rs 50, 000 fake currency notes from his possession. He disclosed his identity as Executive Engineer of Flood Control Department Manu Karwal son of Raghunath Bhat a resident of Roop Nagar.

Police said one of the two investigating teams has been sent to Kupwara and they were conducting raids to nab two more accused allegedly involved in fake currency racket.

Quoting his interrogation, police said, he disclosed the names of persons who gave him these currency notes and cops nabbed both of them.

They were identified as Sharif-ud-Din (Junior Engineer of Flood Control Department in Kupwara) son of Ghulam Mohammed of Kupwara and government contractor Lal Din son of Nizam Din a resident of Khanabal Kupwara.

They are in police custody and their interrogation is in progress, police said, adding that they have seized Rs 15, 000 from their possession.


News Updated at : Wednesday, October 31, 2012
 
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