Inter-provincial group involved in counterfeit currency arrested

PESHAWAR: Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in a major operation has exposed inter-provincial groups involved in counterfeit currency, domestic and foreign.

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa arrested an inter-provincial group involved in counterfeit currency at home and abroad and launched an investigation, according to a press release issued here on Saturday.

According to details, Director FIA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Mahmood Satti received a tip-off that some elements in the vicinity of Peshawar were involved in the business of counterfeit domestic and foreign currency – on which Director FIA Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assistant Director FI A Commercial Banking Circle, Peshawar formed a raid team headed by Mian Amir Qabal and SHO Zainullah and issued instructions to take timely legal action.

SHO Commercial Banking Circle, Peshawar conducted a raid on a cell located at Sura Khora area. Fake Pakistani and foreign currency and fake Pakistani prize bond were recovered from the possession of the accused.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

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