Two engg students among gang of four held for printing fake notes

Hyderabad: The Special Operations Team (SOT) of the city police busted a fake currency racket involving engineering college students on the outskirts of the city in Rajendra nagar on Thursday. According to police, the four-member gang, including two first year students ofA�Lords EngineeringA�College,A�was engaged in printing fake Rs. 2000 currency notes. It was stated that the gang made use of the college canteen premises for their printing racket after college hours.

On a tip-off, the police team raided the college canteen and caught the gang red-handed on Thursday morning. The police arrested the four accused and seized from their possession fake currency to the tune of Rs. 32 lakhs in Rs. 2000 denomination notes, besides a Xerox machine and other material used in printing the notes.

All the four were handed over to the Rajendranagbar Police, who registered a case and taken up further investigation.

-NSS

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