Kulgam Police recovered counterfeit currency and arrested the accused

Kulgam police arrested an individual and recovered fake Indian currency notes from his possession.

A police party from Police Post Mirbazar headed by IC PP Mirbazar established a checkpoint on NHW 44 near Manigam crossing and during checking one suspicious person was signalled to stop. However, he tried to escape from the spot but was tactfully chased and apprehended by the alert party. He has been identified as Khurshid Ahmad Naik son of Mohammad Maqbool Naik resident of Waripora, Kund. During search, officers were able to recover 37 counterfeit currency notes of ₹500 from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Post Mirbazar.

Accordingly, a case FIR No. 31/2023 U/S 489B, 489C IPC has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation into the matter has been initiated.