Police recover Rs 2.06 lakh counterfeit currency in Sopore

BARAMULLA: Sopore police on Wednesday said that they had seized Rs 2.06 lakh counterfeit Indian currency during a naka checking in Sopore area and have arrested one person for it.
Police said that a naka was established at Goripora Darpora crossing under the jurisdiction of police station Bomai by a team of police station Bomai headed by SHO Bomai Inspector Imtiaz Ahmad.
During the naka checking, police saw two persons coming from Rashidabad side towards Bomia. On seeing the naka, these two persons tried to flee from the spot, but the police deployed on the spot tactfully apprehended one person, namely, Ghulam Hussain Gojar Lohar, son of Wali Mohammad Lohar of Devar Lolab Kupwara.
Upon searching the apprehended person, Rs 2.06 lakh counterfeit Indian currency was recovered from his possession.
During questioning, the said person disclosed the identity of the other person with him as Ali Mohammad Mir of Janwara Sopore.
In this regard, case FIR number 57/2020 U/S 489B, 489C has been registered at police station Bomai and investigation is in progress, police said.

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