Woman arrested with Rs 18.5 lakh fake currency

A young woman was arrested in the national capital allegedly with fake currency with a face value of Rs 18.5 lakh, police said on Thursday.

delhi Updated: Mar 19, 2009 16:13 IST
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A young woman was arrested in the national capital allegedly with fake currency with a face value of Rs 18.5 lakh, police said on Thursday.

Rizwana (24) was arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell from her residence in Welcome area in north-east Delhi on Wednesday, they said.

The arrest came following investigations into a specific tip off about her alleged involvement in a fake currency racket.

Counterfeit notes with a face value of Rs 18.5 lakh were recovered from her residence during searches conducted by policemen.

A case has been registered under relevant sections of Indian Penal Code.

First Published: Mar 19, 2009 16:11 IST