Thane Crime: 5 held with fake notes and weapons in Navghar

Jul 01, 2018, 15:25 IST | Samiullah Khan

As per the police investigations, Faisal's father Idris was arrested in March this year with fake notes by Amboli police in Mumbai and they (police) suspect he could be the main person behind the racket

Thane Crime: 5 held with fake notes and weapons in Navghar
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The Navghar police in Bhyandar arrested five people with fake currency in a car and later on seized weapons from a member of the gang. As per police, the first four were arrested on June 25th and questioning them led to the fifth arrest. The five arrested by the police are Fiasal Shaikh, Imran Charoli, Sayyed Rizwan, Saud Sayyed. They were booked before the fifth culprit, Aman Mukiya, from Andheri, was arrested on June 29.

Police said an informer told them that they (culprits) had lavishly spent fake notes and on conducting searches police managed to find Rs 1.20 lakh fake notes of Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 along with an Ertiga car. While searching for the fifth accused, police came across fake notes of Rs 29,000 along with 10-12 swords and other antique weapons at his residence.

Thane crime
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As per police investigations, Faisal's father Idris was arrested by Amboli police in Mumbai in March this year with fake notes. They suspect him to be the main culprit behind the entire racket. Police are questioning the culprit to identify the source behind these fake currencies.

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