Four persons sentenced to jail for smuggling fake currency

Vastavam web: Four persons have been awarded jail sentences of seven to 10 years by a special court here for indulging in smuggling of fake currency.The CBI said Mohammed Tikka alias Afazul was supplying fake currency notes from Malda in West Bengal which were smuggled from Bangladesh to Mohammed Hanif in Moradabad and Mohammed Kasim in Rampur in Uttar Pradesh.
Special Judge of CBI cases sentenced Hanif and Kasim to 10 years rigorous imprisonment besides a fine of Rs 1.25 lakh each, CBI Spokesperson R K Gaur said today.Afazul was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs 50,000 and Shalu sent given a seven-year rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs 1.25 lakh.Gaur said after registering a case in April, 2014, searches were conducted which led to the seizure of fake notes having face value of Rs 3 lakh from Shalu and Kasim.