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2 Kashmiris, arrested, let off

india Updated: Feb 06, 2013 14:58 IST
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Sleuths of national investigating agency (NIA) detained two youths of Jammu and Kashmir from Neelam chowk under Kotwali police station area in the district on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in supplying fake Indian currency notes (FICN).

Sources said, a large number of suspect Kashmiri youths had taken shelter in the guise of hawkers of woolen garments brought from Kashmir. Intelligence sources claimed, several of them were attached with banned organization Hijbul Mujahideen and they were circulating fake currency brought from Pakistan through Bangladesh and Nepal.

Mohammad Faiyaz, a resident of Anantnag in Kashmir had also taken a shelter in a rented house in Munger and he is the kingpin of FICN racket to fund terrorist outfit members spread in the region. Police said that some Kashmiri suspects were also involved in smuggling of Munger made weapons. On the basis of mobile surveillance, a three-member team of NIA reached Munger in search of Faiyaz and detained two youths. However, both were found to be innocent and released from custody.