Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTMETRO -

MUM­BAI: The Na­tional In­ves­ti­ga­tion Agency (NIA) on Satur­day ar­rested two peo­ple for al­legedly pos­sess­ing coun­ter­feit ₹2,000 ban­knotes, amount­ing to ₹96,000.

“The agency had a tip-off that the ac­cused would come to Marol in And­heri (East) for a trans­ac­tion with the fake notes,” read a state­ment by NIA.

A team was sent to lay a trap and the two ac­cused named Sad­dam Hawal­dar and Fa­had Chandi­wala were ar­rested.

It was found that the two sus­pects re­side in Sak­i­naka and Kalina re­spec­tively.

The agency is prob­ing the money trail to find where the coun­ter­feits were printed and dis­trib­uted. The MIDC po­lice has reg­is­tered a case un­der sec­tion 489D and 489C of the In­dian Pe­nal Code (IPC).

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