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Panic grips Lakkar Mandi; two houses raided

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Rs 1.5 lakh fake currency, 15 bags of bhukki seized


JAMMU: The investigations into the Rs 1.5 lakh fake currency racket led police to two houses in Lakkar Mandi in Janipur but suspects managed to flee from the area. The raids created panic in the area with people believing presence of militants. However, calm was witnessed when the facts were made know to the people.
In the fake currency case, police has already arrested three persons on 6th November from Jammu city, who have been identified as Ghulam Mohu-Din Akhnoon, son of Mohd Yousaf resident of Hathipora, Baramulla, Bilal Ahmed Gojri son of Rehman Gojri, resident of Drangbal, Baramulla and Ashok Kumar Sharma, son of Rasilla Ram of village Barmin, Ramnagar.
During frisking police had recovered the fake Indian currency notes of Rs 80,000 from their possession. Later, Rs 70,000 fake currency was recovered from other spots on their information.
Meanwhile, police seized a Punjab based truck at Domana naka this evening and seized 16 bags of Bhukki. These bags were smuggled from Srinagar through Mugal road. While the driver was arrested, the owner, accompanying the truck in a car, managed to give slip to the police.

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