Jammu, Feb 25: Police on Saturday arrested five persons from Kashmir Valley and New Delhi along with five lakh Indian currency notes and 2.15 crore “low quality” currency notes from near Kargil Colony Bathindi Jammu, officials said.
The five persons were arrested while they were moving in a Vehicle S-Cross (HR26CQ-8653) from Kargil Colony towards Bathindi morh, a police officer said.
“After proper search of the Vehicle Police Party recovered 05 lac Indian currency notes notes along with 03 cheque books and about 02.15 Crore low quality Indian currency notes from their possession,” the officer said. In this regard, he said, a case (FIR No 71/2023) under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation is going on.
The five persons include Nazir Ahmed son of Mohammad Jabbar of Barzulla, Srinagar, Riyaz Ahmed son of Abdul Gani of Sheikhhar, Pulwama, Mohammad Naimullah son of Mohammad Zaheer-ul-Haq of Dwarka, Delhi, Manzoor Ahmed son of Ghulam Mohammad of Nishat, Srinagar and Basit son of Ghulam Hussain of Shopian.