Piravom: Police busted a counterfeit forex mafia right here on Tuesday. It’s reproted that the accused had been engaged in printing counterfeit forex at a rented home in Elanji right here. Police seized counterfeit currencies price Rs 7.57 lakh, machines which had been used for printing and paper from the home.
The Intelligence Bureau (IB) acquired secret data and raided the home on Tuesday. They arrested Anand from Vandiperiyar, Sunil from Nedumkandam, Pius from Kottayam and Jibi from Thrissur in reference to the case. One other particular person hailing from the Pathanamthitta, who can be part of the gang, is absconding. The gang had rented the home in Elanji in his title.
The group is provided with printers at residence and has printed a lot of counterfeit notes. Thus far they’ve smuggled round Rs 15 lakh counterfeit currencies from there. Police are investigating whether or not extra persons are concerned on this case. The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) and native police additionally reached the spot and picked up data.