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Admired by Modi for braille innovation, Punjab techie arrested with fake Rs 2,000 notes

Abhinav had last year claimed to have created 'Live Braille', a wearable technology innovation that helped blind people to walk around without the aid of a walking stick.

IANS  |  Mohali (Punjab) 

A young engineer, whose innovation got appreciation from Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year, landed in police net after he and his accomplices were caught with fake Rs 2,000 notes in Mohali town of Punjab, police said on Friday. The Punjab Police in Mohali, adjoining Chandigarh, have recovered fake currency worth Rs 42 lakh in Rs 2,000 denomination and arrested Abhinav Verma, his cousin Vishakha Verma, and Ludhiana-based property dealer Suman Nagpal. The trio, along with two others, were duping people by exchanging the demonetised Rs 500 and 1,000 notes for the fake Rs 2,000 ...

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First Published: Fri, December 02 2016. 15:21 IST
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