New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with a fake Indian currency case. The case relates to the seizure of Rs 5.1 lakh from Vizag.

The high quality fake Indian currency notes were seized from one Saddam Hossain, while he was returning after collecting the same from another accused Hakim on the Guwahati-Bangalore Super fast express.

The seizure was initially carried out by the DRI, but the case was later handed over to the NIA since it had national ramifications.

NIA Hyderabad had earlier filed Charge Sheet against Saddam Hossain and Amirul Hoque During investigation, it was found that arrested accused persons along with their associates hatched a criminal conspiracy with the intention to threaten the monetary stability of India by procuring and circulating high quality fake Indian currency notes in India. 

In furtherance of said conspiracy, accused persons Roustam and Hakim along with their associates smuggled High quality FICN from Bangladesh to Malda on the Indo- Bangla border. Accused persons Roustam and Hakim have trafficked the FICN from Malda to Bangalore and other parts of the country using couriers for further circulation of High quality FICN.

During investigation it came to light that both the accused persons are hardened FICN racketeers and were involved in FICN cases earlier. Names of other associates from Malda and Bangalore have come to light and further investigation against them is under progress.