Crime and Accident

Three booked for depositing fake currency notes

Three booked for depositing fake currency notes

Mathura: Two persons were arrested today while the third one managed to flee after Bank Manager of Chhatikara branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce informed the police about the trio who tried to deposit fake currency notes worth Rs 36,000 here.

“Two members have been arrested while hunt for third is on,” SP City Ashok Kumar Singh said, adding they would also try to find out if some gang is operating.

“On finding 36 fake notes of Rs 1,000 each, in the bundle of one lakh nine thousand brought by Ramveer for depositing in the bank, I called the police and handed them over to police,” Shashi Kant Gaur, manager, OBC- Chhatikara said. Gaur has also registered an FIR with the police.

The police could nab Ramveer and Ranveer while Sabir managed to dodge the police.

According to sub-inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, the incharge of police outpost- Jait, all three accused are resident of the same village Alhepur which falls under Vrindaban police station.

However, one of the arrested- Ramveer said, “The bogus currency of Rs 36,000 in the bundle was given to me by Sabir as it was part of the joint commission that we got after the sale of some land.