Malda-Based International FICN Cartel Busted


Though demonetization had broken the backbone of FICN syndicates, the fake currency business is again popup with a new look.


Based on the technical surveillance team of the Special Branch (North Region) of Delhi Police, one Malda-based international IFCIN cartel was busted. Two members of this gang are upper-handed near Dilshad Colony metro station.


High-quality Indian fake currency notes of rupees 2000 amounting to four lakh rupees from the accused. Duo Aniqul Islam (aged 24 yrs.), and Shariqul Sheikh @ Sahim (aged 21 yrs) are from the Malda district of West Bengal and have been working for the syndicate for the last 2-3 years. They used to procure FICNs from their other associates at Malda, West Bengal, and supply the same in Delhi/NCR region and UP.


These fake Indian currency notes (FICN) are being smuggled from Bangladesh, through Bordering areas of the Indo-Bangladesh border.


Seized FICNs are of High quality, having all the security features including security thread and watermarks, etc. Both the accused are in custody. The case is registered under the appropriate section of the law and further investigation is going on. Be careful while doing cash transactions as detecting such smart fake currency by necked eye is not easy.