Varanasi: Man held for fake currency circulation

LUCKNOW: The (UPATS) arrested a man from of Varanasi with 400 in denominations of Rs 2000.
The miscreant of Champaran was nabbed on a tip-off from near and was a part of network supplying fake notes to various parts of India, said the officials.

IG (ATS) said that Yadav was used as a carrier to transfer fake notes from Malda in and had to carry it to Pune in Maharashtra. ?We have zeroed in on the person to whom the notes were to be given,? he added. The quality of fake notes recovered from Yadav?s possession doesn?t seem to be of a very fine quality and prima facie seems to be manufactured in West Bengal only. The use of the notes done by the gang is being probed.

Yadav also confessed that the fake notes were in circulation in the local markets of Pune and he has got fake notes of Rs one lakh after exchanging Rs 42,000 genuine notes.
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