Published On: Tue, Jan 5th, 2021

NIA files supplementary charge sheet against 3 in FICN case

Mumbai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a supplementary charge sheet against three persons in a Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case.

Of the 21 people, 17 are from Kasargode district in the northern tip of Kerala

Radhakrishna had delivered Rs 82,000 in fake currency to Jasim on the direction of Ishak

An NIA spokesperson said that Jasim aka Wasim, Ishak Khan and Radhakrishna were chargesheeted in an NIA Special Court in Mumbai on Monday in connection with its probe into the Mumbra case wherein FICN with a face value of Rs 82,000 were seized from the house of Jasim.

The accused had allegedly conspired to circulate counterfeit currency in different parts of India.

The NIA alleged that in furtherance of the conspiracy Ishak Khan, who was lodged in Presidency Correctional Home in Kolkata’s Alipore, had set up a meeting between Jasim and Radhakrishna on May 14, 2019 outside KSRTC Bus Stand in Karnataka’s Chikkabalapur.

Radhakrishna had delivered Rs 82,000 in fake currency to Jasim on the direction of Ishak.

“On the basis of credible information about this transaction, a search was carried out at the house of Jasim and counterfeit currency and other incriminating items were seized. Questioning of Ishak revealed that the notes were brought into India from Bangladesh,” the official added.

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