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NIA files supplementary charge sheet in fake currency procurement case

ANI | Updated: Mar 08, 2019 20:03 IST

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a supplementary charge sheet in a case against Abdul Kadir who is accused of procuring, trafficking and circulating fake Indian currency.
The agency had arrested Kadir from Malda in December last year and seized a mobile phone with two SIM cards, including one Bangladesh Grameen SIM, at the time of his arrest.
According to NIA, Kadir was in regular contact with his associates based in Bangladesh as well as in India who were involved in FICN procurement, trafficking and circulation. He used to procure high denomination FICN in huge quantities from his associates based in Bangladesh through smuggling for further supplying and circulating the same in various parts of India including Bengaluru.
Earlier, Madanayakanahally Police Station recovered FICN having a face value of Rs. 6,34,000 from the possession of four persons in August 2018. The police had arrested four persons—Mohammed Sajjad Al, M G Raju, Gangadhar Ramappa Kolkar and Vanitha J on the basis of information provided by NIA.
A case was registered at Madanayakanahally Police Section under section sections 489B, 489C, 120B r/w 34 of IPC.
NIA had earlier filed a charge sheet against all arrested before the NIA Special Court at Bengaluru in November 2018 under section 120B, 489B, and 489C of IPC. (ANI)