The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recently caught two people with fake currency notes of the denomination of Rs 2,000 from the Surat railway station.
DRI has got a tip-off about a man who was possessing counterfeit notes of Rs 2000. The accused had arrived from a station from Muzaffarabad, Bihar with a stack of 100 duplicate notes worth Rs 2 lakh.
The accused Vinod Nishath is a resident of Muzaffarabad in Bihar. He revealed that the counterfeit notes were delivered to him from Bangladesh and that he had boarded a train to deliver it to a person in Surat.
Vinod’s mobile phone was constantly ringing and the man on the other side was Mohammed Mehfooz Shaikh. The DRI officials asked Vinod to answer the phone and call Shaikh to the railway station. When Shaikh arrived, he was immediately caught.
The DRI official said that both the accused were presented before the district sessions court for obtaining their remand and were later send to Lajpore central jail for 14 days under judicial custody.