One person was apprehended by the Gopalapuram Police on Tuesday, for carrying fake currency notes worth Rs 3.16 lakhs, informed the police. The arrest was made at Indranagar colony, Kalimandir, Bandlaguda Jagir in Hyderabad and the man has been identified as Kasthuri Ramesh Babu.
He was allegedly moving with fake currency notes. As per the police, he himself confessed his guilt when Police enquired from him.
The police seized fake currency worth more than three lakhs from the accused. It comprised 2500 fake notes of Rs 100 denominations, 45 half-printed fake notes of Rs 100 denominations, and 92 half-printed fake notes of Rs 500 denominations.
Other than this, one Lenovo laptop, two black and white colour printers, one screen printing machine, one paper cutting machine, one mobile phone, and one four-wheeler were also seized by the police.
The police received a complaint on September 19 regarding this case. A man named Gopi Rama Swamy had complained that one person purchased fruits from him and in return gave him a fake note of Rs 200.
As soon as he realised this, he along with his friend chased him and brought him to the police. A case was registered at the Gopalapuram Police Station, under section 489 (B) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the investigation was started, the police said.