Mohali, May 20
The Mohali police today arrested two persons for allegedly possessing counterfeit currency notes of Rs2,000 and Rs500 denominations worth Rs15,000.
The suspects have been identified as Shubham Kumar, alias Shiva, and Babbu Chauhan, both residents of Khanna in Ludhiana.
The police said a nakka was laid on Badala road, Kharar, for checking the vehicles on Wednesday evening. The suspects were coming from the Anaj Mandi road in a Toyota Etios and on seeing the police, Shiva tried to flee.
However, the police managed to stop the car and arrested the suspects. On checking their vehicle, the police recovered 12 counterfeit notes with the same serial numbers. The fake currency was recovered by the police and the vehicle of the suspects was also impounded.
A case was registered under Sections 489-A, 489-B and 489-C of the IPC at the city Kharar police station. — TNS
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