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Fake currency: 3-year jail for six

HT correspondent, Hindustan Times  Nawanshahr, February 07, 2013
First Published: 19:44 IST(7/2/2013) | Last Updated: 19:51 IST(7/2/2013)

The court of additional district and sessions judge Arun Gupta on Thursday awarded three-year imprisonment to each of six accused in a case of possessing fake currency. The police had recovered fake currency worth Rs. 4.90 lakh from 11 persons nearly 10 years ago.

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The Sadar police station had placed a naka near Garhi Ajit Singh village on March 28, 2002 and recovered fake currency from a Maruti car in which three persons were travelling in.

A case was registered against 11 persons - including Amrik Singh, Satwinder Singh, Surinder Pal Sharma, Satnam Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Kirpal Singh and five more - under various sections of the IPC. Two accused, Kuldeep and Rajeshwar, had already been declared proclaimed offender and three acquitted.

The court has also imposed a fine of Rs. 5,000 on each of the six persons.

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