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 of Lords Engineering College, 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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