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Police arrests three persons with ‘counterfeit’ gold biscuits

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Srinagar: Police arrested three persons for their involvement in illicit trade of counterfeit gold biscuits, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

He said that on Tuesday police received information from reliable sources that a group of individuals are involved in illicit trade of counterfeit gold biscuits.

Acting swiftly, the suspected vehicle bearing registration number JK04F-5047 was intercepted near Gogjipathri Crossing in the Khansahib area with three persons on board. They have been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Ahad Dar resident of Malwa Kunzar, Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Ghlam Mohammad Dar resident of Arizal Khansahib and Shabir Ahmad Dar son of Jalalu Din Dar resident of Arizal Khansahib.

During search, 239 counterfeit gold biscuits were recovered from their possession. During questioning, they were unable to substantiate the authenticity of the items and were arrested subsequently, he said.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.163/2023 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation has been initiated, the spokesman added.


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