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Mizoram Police busts fake currency note gang in Champhai, 6 apprehended

First Published: 29th December, 2022 8:09 IST

Police seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) valued at Rs 8,52,500 (total of 1705 nos of Rs 500 denomination note) at Zotlang in Champhai district

Police on Wednesday busted a fake currency note gang in Mizoram’s Champhai district. Acting on a tip-off, Champhai district police seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) valued at Rs 8,52,500 (total of 1705 nos of Rs 500 denomination note) at Zotlang in Champhai district.

Police also arrested five accused and they were identified as Laltlanzova (38-year-old), Lalnunzauva (25-year-old), Lalhriatpuia (27-year-old), Lalthangmawia (24-year-old), Rosangzuala (38-year-old) and all of Zotlang, Champhai.

Champhai district police have registered a case u/s 489B/489C of IPC.

A police official said that another person involved in the case Lalbiaktluanga (48-year-old) of Venglai, Lunglei was also arrested on Wednesday evening in Aizawl by the Kulikawn police station team.
Further investigation on forward and backward linkages is in progress.

Also Read : Names of over 2,000 Bru voters deleted from Mizoram electoral rolls

Edited by Bhargobi Khaund

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