Bangladeh woman linked with fake currency racket arrested by NIA in Agra
The woman, identified as Fatima, 42, is a citizen of Bangladesh. She had been residing in Agra after marrying a local named Goonga at the age of 14.india Updated: Feb 17, 2017 12:00 IST
A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested a woman linked with a fake currency racket in Kolkata, from Susheel Nagar area under Itimad-ud-daula police station of Agra on Thursday.
The NIA team had earlier made various arrests in this connection.
The woman, identified as Fatima, 42, is a citizen of Bangladesh. She had been residing in Agra after marrying a local named Goonga at the age of 14.
“The team of NIA from Kolkata arrested the lady identified as Fatima and took her to Itimad-ud-daula police station. This arrest is linked with the earlier arrests made in connection with a fake currency racket,” said circle officer, Chhatta police in Agra, BS Tyagi.
The NIA had earlier arrested Anar-ul-Islam from Bangladesh, kingpin of fake currency network, from Kolkata.
Later, fake currency with the face value of Rs 8 lakh was recovered on the basis of clues provided by him. Anar-ul-Islam was earlier arrested from Firozabad in 2008 and remained in jail till 2014.
First Published: Feb 17, 2017 12:00 IST