Fake currency racket busted by Hyderabad police

Hyderabad: A Bangladeshi national alongside three understudies from West Bengal, who were flowing fake cash, were captured by East Zone Police on Tuesday. Two other group individuals are slipping away. The group flowed Rs 6 lakh in fake coin at Hyderabad in July and Rs 3 lakh each at Vizag and Vijayawada in September.

Another 5 lakh were circled at Hyderabad in October, however were caught when one of the group individuals bought a pen and paid in fake money. Police captured Al Masrekin, Rajibul Hoque, Asif Iqbal and Minarul Islam, while Sofikul Islam and Shorif are slipping off.

East Zone DCP Dr P. Ravinder said that Al Masrekin, a Bangla national came to India on a visitor visa in 2009. Later he acquired an understudy visa which is legitimate up to 2016. He alongside Rajibul, Asif and Minarul framed a group.

They met Sofikul and Shorif and they likewise turned into an one of the guys. In July, Masrekin, alongside Shorif gathered Rs 6 lakh fake money from Sofikul in groups of Rs 1,000 and came to Hyderabad for flow.

“Later, he alongside Razibul and Asif went to Visakhapatnam with fake cash of `6 lakh in September and traded half of the sum in the business sector” said the DCP.