Man held with fake currency – Newspaper

MUZAFFARGARH: Police arrested a suspect recovering fake currency worth hundred of thousands of rupees from him in a raid in Jatoi tehsil on Sunday.

Police say they were informed that a gang was giving fake currency to poor women against their Benazir Income Support Programme cards.

Acting on the information, a team of Jatoi police station arrested the ringleader, Zafar Iqbal alias Zafari, along with fake currency.

According to Jatoi Station House Officer (SHO) Adnan Shahzad Qureshi, a case has been registered against the suspect.

District Police Officer (DPO) Syed Hasnain Haider said other members of the gang will soon be arrested as police were interrogating the suspect.

Published in Dawn, January 22nd, 2024

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