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.. OUR STAFF REPORTER Indore
The Vijay Nagar police busted a fake currency racket and have arrested two persons involved in the racket. They also seized scanner, printer and other items from their posse
According to Kamal Jain, TI, Vijay Nagar Police, information was received that a youth was trying to palm off fake currency near Bhamouri Plaza. A police team was dispatched to the spot and the team detained one Naresh ( 30) alias Neeraj son of Balwant Singh Pawar. A search revealed 25 notes of Rs 100 denomination from his person.
Jain said that Neeraj was brought to the police station and during the questioning, he told the police that another person was also involved in the racket.
Based on the information provided by Neeraj, the police arrested one Shivendra ( 31) alias Jala alias Bunty son of Surendra Bhati, a resident of Nanda Nagar.
Jain said that the police found 18 fake currency notes in possession of Shivendra.
The police also found scanner printer and other items, which were seized. Jain said that Shivendra had been arrested for some other crime and had been recently released. After his release he had started on fake currency notes business. Accused Neeraj has a long criminal record.
He has been arrested previously by Heera Nagar police in connection with fake currency notes. He was also arrested by Cobra 2 team and handed over to Pardesipura Police and was at present absconding in a matter being investigated by MOG Police. In between Neeraj is also said to have shot a factory owner for extortion and was wanted by the police.
Technique stuns officers According to sources, the accused told the police during their interrogation that they used to scan the note and printed the notes.
To test their theory the officers gave them Rs 1000 note and the accused printed exact copy of the note in no time, stunning the officers.
The accused made sure that series did not match.