Vikash Sharma

The Special Task Force (STF) of the Crime Branch on Sunday arrested an inter-state criminal and recovered Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) worth Rs 16 lakh from his possession in Rourkela.

The accused, Sk Ahmed was nabbed by the STF team with assistance from Rourkela district police on Saturday. The accused hails from Delhi and was staying at sector 15 in Rourkela.

The accused has been booked under sections 489-A/489-B/489-C/489-D/120(B) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). One laptop, color printer and other incriminating articles have been seized from the possession of the accused during the raid.

It is pertinent to mention here that the STF had arrested four persons and seized fake Indian currency notes worth over Rs 29 lakh in July this year.