SEVEN YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS.TWO LAKH TO THREE ACCUSED INCLUDING TWO TURKISH NATIONAL FOR POSSESSION OF FAKE INDIAN CURRENCY NOTES

Press Release
New Delhi, 01.06.2018

The ASJ, Karkardooma Courts, Delhi has convicted S/Shri Huseyin Korogulu & Mehmet Yaman, both Turkish National and Mohd Anwar, resident of District Muzaffar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) and sentenced them to undergo seven years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs Two Lakh each for possession of Fake Indian Currency Notes.

CBI had registered a case u/s 120B of IPC, section 489B & section 489C of IPC against the accused on a reliable inputs regarding possession of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN). A Mercedes bus bearing No 34 LZ 187, registered in Turkey, was intercepted by CBI and DRI in Delhi and Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of Rs.500/- denomination, having face value of Rs.1.54 crore(approx) were recovered in the cooling unit of the bus located near the rear tyre. The fake currency notes were found packed in six rectangular paper boxes of similar size. The boxes were then wrapped with mustard coloured paper by the accused persons. During investigation, it was also revealed that Huseyin Korogulu, a Turkish national also the owner of the said bus, along with his associate Mehmet Yaman (also a Turkish national), drove the said bus all the way from Turkey to Pakistan and then reached Bangladesh. It was alleged that after obtaining the FICNs in Bangladesh, the accused entered India through Petrapole Border separating State of West Bengal and India. In India, their other associate Mohd Anwar, a resident of District-Muzaffarnagar(Uttar Pradesh) joined them in India to receive the consignment of FICN in India. All the accused were arrested in the case on 06.06.2011 and in Judicial Custody since their arrest..

After thorough investigation, a chargesheet was filed on 30.11.2011. The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted them..



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