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1 held with fake currency

Press Trust of India  |  Amethi (UP) 

One person was arrested here and fake currency notes with a face value of Rs 97,700 were seized from his residence, police said Wednesday.

"Acting on a tip-off, the police raided the residence of the accused, Vijay Bahadur Verma, Wednesday morning and caught him red-handed with the fake currency notes," of Police (SP) Anurag Arya said.

A printer, a pair of scissors, a scanner and other equipment were also seized from the accused's residence, which falls under the station area, he added.

A case was lodged against the accused under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Arya said.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 20:00 IST