Ambala: In one more case of restoration of illicit forex, the particular process drive (STF) of Haryana Police arrested an individual with counterfeit currency price Rs 26,000 in Ambala on Thursday.
Police stated the accused, Ajit Singh alias Sonu of Kamal Vihar, Ambala Metropolis, was produced within the Ambala court docket on Friday, which remanded him in two-day police custody.
A case has been registered in opposition to Ajit underneath Part 420 (dishonest), 489-A (counterfeiting currency-notes or bank-notes), 489-B (utilizing as real, cast or counterfeit forex), and 489-C (possession of cast or counterfeit forex) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Ambala Metropolis police station on Thursday.
Sources stated the STF, on Thursday, acquired a tip-off that Ajit is supplying counterfeit forex in Ambala. “It was knowledgeable that Ajit can be coming in the direction of Ambala after getting the forex ready from someone in Patiala, Punjab. A checkpost was arrange. The accused was apprehended and 12 illicit forex notes of Rs 2,000 and 4 of Rs 500, i.e. having a face worth of Rs 26,000 was recovered from him,” the complainant instructed the police.
An STF officer stated, “On Friday, the accused was introduced in a neighborhood court docket, which granted his two-day police remand for additional investigation.”
On July 30, this 12 months, STF Ambala arrested two individuals recognized as Pankaj ‘Pinky’ of Rambagh Street, Ambala Cantt and Sagar of Teli Mandi, Ambala Cantt, after recovering illicit forex price about Rs 3.5 lakh from their possession.