Three Arrested As Police Seize Rs 7.9 Cr Fake Currency At Andhra Pradesh-Odisha Border

Odisha   |   23 March 2021 12:25 PM GMT / Updated : 2021-03-23T18:08:22+05:30
Editor : Prateek Gautam | Creatives : Anukriti Ganesh
Police have arrested three people after seizing fake currency with a face value of Rs 7.9 crores on the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border at Sunki outpost.

The three accused, allegedly part of an inter-state racket, were on their way from Raipur in Chhattisgarh to AP's Visakhapatnam when they were arrested.

As soon as Pottangi police received inputs, they intercepted the vehicle at Sunki outpost and recovered Rs 7.9 crore in counterfeit currency of Rs 500 denomination.

The trio was booked under sections of the Indian Penal Code, and sent to police remand. Further investigation is underway.

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