Bengal fake currency: NIA charges one more accused

Vicky Nanjappa

New Delhi, Dec 14: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary charge sheet in connection with a fake currency case emanating out of West Bengal.

The NIA has charged one Mohammad Jamiul, a resident of Malda in West Bengal.

The NIA had earlier filed a charge sheet against two accused persons namely Jakir and Bapi Ghosh in connection with the same case. The agency had seized from them fake currency worth Rs 7 lakh.

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Jamiul is one of the key conspirators in the case and was circulating fake currency with the intention of damaging the monetary stability of India.

The charge-sheet against the accused has been filed under sections 120B, 489B & 489C of IPC. Further investigations are on.

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