Assam: Counterfeit Indian Currency Worth Rs 10 Lakh Seized In Bokajan; 4 Arrested

Counterfeit Indian currency sezied in Bokajan on April 23, 2019
Counterfeit Indian currency sezied in Bokajan on April 23, 2019. Photo: TIME8

SURAJ GOGOI

Bokajan, April 23, 2019

Acting on a tip-off, the Bokajan police on April 23rd, 2019 seized a huge amount of counterfeit Indian currency worth Rs 10 lakh and a machine used in making the currency notes.

Four including woman have been arrested in this connection. The accused are Abdul Malik of Karimganj district, Mohammed Tazuddin of Hojai, James Gayari of Udalguri and Krishimala Imsengar of Nagaland.

James Gayari has been involved in making counterfeit currency notes in a rented house at Gharialdubi in Bokajan sub-division, Bokajan Sub-Divisional Police Officer Padma Kumar Pegu said. “James has been caught red-handed on his way to sell counterfeit notes worth Rs eight lakh,” Pegu added.

Police also recovered a printer, lamination machine, xerox machine and other objectionable items from the rented room of James Gayari.