Sakleshpur police have arrested a pair and their son on costs of circulating faux forex notes and seized machines used to print them at their residence in Bengaluru. The arrested are Ajay, 54, his spouse G. Shantakumari, 50 and his son Thomas, 23, residents of Chamarajpet in Bengaluru.
Sakleshpur DySP BR Gopi acquired details about three folks making purchases in retailers utilizing faux forex notes at Anemahal close to Sakleshpur on BMRoad round 1.30 pm on Wednesday. The officer despatched his employees o the spot. The police observed that the accused possessed 44 faux forex notes of face worth ₹ 2,000, ₹ 500 and ₹ 200.
Hassan SP R. Srinivasa Gowda, in a press convention in Hassan on Thursday, stated the prime accused, Ajay, was working in a printing press. He had procured a pc, scanner, and printer to print faux forex notes. The police, who searched his place at Bengaluru, discovered the machines and pretend notes of face worth ₹ 5.72 lakh.
The three used to rent a non-public automotive and go on a visit to totally different locations, making purchases in roadside retailers. They would buy gadgets of low value paying faux forex notes and get real notes as change. The police additionally seized real notes price ₹ 1.52 lakh, apart from a automotive from the arrested.
The SP has appreciated the law enforcement officials for his or her investigation within the case.