Talcher,13/04/19:With a reliable source , Talcher police busted one fake currency note racket at Talcher on 9th April 2019 while was performing motor vehicle check at Santhpada village chowk on NH 149 , one maruti car bearing no OD-19D-2120 was checked which was coming from Brahmani bridge side towards Balharchowk , Driver Dusasan Das and Brajamohan Sahoo were in that vehicle. During searching of that car six bundles of notes and one toy pistol was found under front seat of that car. The vehicle owner is Prasant Kumar Singh of Talcher Town works as Gunman Security at main branch of SBI, Talcher. During investigation , it is confirmed that Brajamohan Sahoo in conspiracy with other criminals of Jajpur Disttrict Padan Mallick and Sangram Keshari Panda having dealing with fake indian currency notes and they have been dealing with the fake notes at different places in and out side of Odisha.
In the month of February 2019 Brajamohan Sahoo had brought fake notes of 60 thousand from same racket of Jajpur and used these fake notes in his fish trading as he is afish merchant by adding fake notes with real notes while purchasing fishes.The kingpin of this racket has been partially identified and Talcher police is taking necessary steps to identify the manufacturing place of fake currency notes.Police seized six bundle of fake notes amounting to Rs. 3 lakh 52 thousand 6 hundred fake notes with one toy pistol. All the currency notes was sent to Chief Manager,SBI Talcher for examine, after examination all the notes found fake and all the notes will be sent to RBI to further examination.
All the three accused persons were forwarded to court. The investigation of the case was under process and other inter district members of this fake currency note rackets will be arrested soon. In après meet at Talcher police station additional SP of AngulSantosh Kumar Mishra and IIC Talcher Soubhagya Chandra Swain informed to media personnel.