New Delhi, June 29 (SocialNews.XYZ) Absconding for almost seven years, a Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) supplier was deported here from Bangkok last week and sent to judicial custody, the CBI said on Monday.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the nodal central agency involved in the deportation process, said it arrested Kuldeep Singh Dua on June 25 morning after his arrival at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA). Facing Look Out Circular (LOC) against him, Dua, a resident of district Nawanshahr in Punjab, was produced before a special CBI court later and was sent to 14-day judicial custody.
The CBI had registered a case on September 13, 2012 against Dua, one Kulwant Rai and other unidentified persons on a complaint from customs department at IGI Airport under charges of criminal conspiracy and using counterfeit currency as genuine.
It was alleged that the custom department's preventive wing had seized fake currency notes to the tune of Rs 6,01,500 in the intervening night of September 11-12, 2012 from Rai, a resident of Mukatpura district Nawanshahr in Punjab.
During investigation, the passenger had named Dua as the person who handed over the the consignment for carrying to India. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against Rai while Dua was continuously absconding for almost seven years and was not available for investigation, the CBI said.