Two arrested for making counterfeit coins

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New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Two persons of an interstate gang were arrested here for making fake 10 rupee coins currency in a factory here, police said on Sunday.

Police said Sunil Kumar and his associate, Sanjay Sharma were arrested on Thursday following a tip off when they were going to supply fake coins to one of their accomplices at the Kali Mata Mandir on the Outer Ring Road in Rohini area of north Delhi.

Police recovered fake 800 coins of Rs 10, two hydraulic machines, 10 dies and other raw materials used in fake currency manufacturing.

During interrogation, the duo revealed that they made these coins at a factory in Peeragarhi area with the help of Naresh Kumar who was arrested recently, police said.

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“Naresh was a resident of Haryana, installed a factory in Bawana to make counterfeit coins with the help of Sonu. They were dragged into business by Naresh and later installed a factory in Peeragarhi,” said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav.

They used to change their hideouts and descriptions frequently to conceal their identity and to avoid arrest, he said.



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