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Chikkodi fake currency racket: NIA nabs absconding accused Shukruddin Shek


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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested absconding accused Shukruddin Shek from Malda in the Chikkodi Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case under Sections 489B, 489C, 120B and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The case pertains to the seizure of FICN of face value Rs. 82,000 and the subsequent arrest of three accused persons namely Dalim Mia, Ashok Kumbar and Rajendra Patil at Chikkodi area in Karnataka in a joint operation carried out by the NIA and local police on March 12.
The investigation has revealed that accused Dalim Mia took the above fake currency at Farakka Railway Station from accused Shukruddin Shek carried it to Bengaluru, He then handed over the currency to Kumbar, who was subsequently nabbed with the currency.
On March 06, Shek had brought FICN of face value Rs. 3.50 lakhs from Farakka and handed over the consignment of FICN to Kumbar in Bengaluru.
On October 28, Shek was produced in the CJM Court in Malda and the NIA obtained his transit remand. He will now be produced before the NIA Special Court at Bengaluru by November 1.
NIA Mumbai Branch has already filed a charge sheet on June 07 against Mia, Kumbar and Patil under Sections 489B, 489C, 120B and 34 of the IPC before the NIA Special Court in Bengaluru.

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First Published: Oct 29 2018 | 5:59 PM IST

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