Police arrests a man with fake currency
Srinagar: Police in Kulgam arrested a person for possessing counterfeit currency notes, a police spokesman said Saturday.
A police party at a checkpoint established on NHW 44 near Manigam Crossing intercepted a suspicious person who tried to flee after noticing police party but was apprehended tactfully.
He has been identified as Khurshid Ahmad Naik son of Mohammad Maqbool Naik resident of Waripora Kund. During search, officers were able to recover 37 counterfeit currency notes of ₹500 from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PP Mirbazar where he remains in custody, the police spokesman said.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 31/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated, he added.