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Man held with fake currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Hisar

The accused has been identified as Rohit alias Raman, a resident of Hisar's Barah Mohalla area, he said.  

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Hisar Published on: August 30, 2019 16:31 IST
Man held with fake currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Hisar
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Man held with fake currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Hisar

A man was arrested with counterfeit currency worth Rs 24.60 lakh in Haryana's Hisar district on Friday, a police spokesperson said.

The accused has been identified as Rohit alias Raman, a resident of Hisar's Barah Mohalla area, he said.

Following a tip-off, city police station in-charge Vinod Kumar intercepted Rohit near gate number 2 of Sector-14.

 A search of his scooter led to the recovery of counterfeit notes, in the denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 200, amounting to Rs 24.60 lakh, the spokesperson said.

During investigation, Rohit told police that he got the currency from a Punjab resident on Thursday. 

He claimed he did not know the supplier's name, he said.

Rohit earlier worked in a shop in Rajguru Market here and is currently unemployed, the spokesperson said.

The accused has been booked under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, he said.

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