Busted! TV scriptwriter printed fake currency notes to satisfy two wives

Updated: Mar 19, 2019, 20:10 IST | Suraj Ojha |

Police arrest scriptwriter red-handed from Jogeshwari with a bunch of fake currencies in tune of Rs 5.78 lakh

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A 38-year-old TV serial scriptwriter was arrested by Mumbai crime branch's Unit-IX for allegedly smuggling fake Indian currency notes. The accused, identified as Deokumar Patel, is a resident of Nalasopara.

According to the crime branch, they received a tip-off about the accused dealing in fake currencies after which they sent a team to get to the bottom of this matter. DCP detection Akbar Pathan formed a team under the supervision of Senior inspector Mahesh Desai and laid a trap. The cops nabbed Patel when he arrived with the notes in Jogeshwari.

An officer said, "We found a bag with him which had Rs 5.78 lakh but all denominations were fake. We have sent the sample to Nashik laboratories." Police found a bunch of Rs 2000, Rs 500, Rs 200 and Rs 100 in fake currency. Patel allegedly took to fake money laundering in order to satisfy two wives, one a model and the other a housewife. He had distributed these fake notes in a rural area in Madhya Pradesh.

Also Read: Smuggler arrested with fake currency worth Rs 10 lakh

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