Monday, April 18, 2011

7-year jail term in fake currency case

TNN, Apr 17, 2011, 12.19am IST

MARGAO: H Ashraf, a native of West Bengal, was on Saturday sentenced to seven years imprisonment by the district and sessions court at Margao for circulating fake notes in Vasco last year.

According to the prosecution, the accused was caught by the Vasco police while attempting to recharge his cell phone with a fake ` 1000 note at Vasco market on March 23, 2010. Public prosecutor Asha Arsekar argued that the case against the accused was proved on the basis of evidence.

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