Faux notes price Rs 7.4 lakh recovered in Aizawl


Aizawl: The Mizoram Police seized Faux Indian Foreign money Notes (FICN) price Rs 7.4 lakh throughout searches in Aizawl and arrested two individuals, police mentioned.

Performing on a tip-off, John Vanlalruta Selo, a sub-inspector of Bawangkaw police station, performed searches close to a filling station in Hunther Veng space on the western outskirts of Aizawl on Thursday and located pretend Indian forex notes of Rs 1 to Rs 7.4 lakh. recovered. car, mentioned in a press release.

The seized counterfeit Indian forex notes had been within the denomination of Rs. 500, it mentioned.

Two individuals, recognized as Vanlalruta (45), a resident of Tuipuibari in western Mamit district and Joseph Lalmuanpuia (31) of Lunglei city in south Mizoram, have been arrested for possessing counterfeit forex, it mentioned.

Preliminary interrogation revealed that each the accused had bought counterfeit notes seized from Guwahati three months again and had been intending to make use of them in Aizawl.

Additional investigation is on, the assertion mentioned.

In one other seizure, the state police additionally seized 60 baggage of betel nut smuggled from the possession of a girl in Aizawl on Thursday.

Police mentioned the betel nut was confiscated whereas carrying Vairangte in a truck, which has been handed over to the customs division for additional authorized motion.

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