2 held in Mangaluru with fake currency

MANGALURU: The Mangaluru police on Tuesday arrested two people with fake notes worth Rs 4.5 lakh. According to the police, the two accused were identified as Nizamuddin and Razim. Police recovered counterfeit notes worth Rs 4.5 lakh in Rs 500 denomination. A stolen vehicle was also seized from them.Police said both the accused have past cases registered against them. Mangaluru Police Commissioner N Shashikumar said Nizamuddin has five cases, including two murder cases, against him.

“The accused said they brought the notes from Bengaluru and they had paid Rs 1.10 lakh to buy the fake notes. They also revealed that the person they got the fake notes from had told them that the money was printed in Coimbatore. We will verify it”, the police commissioner said.

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