Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed supplementary charge sheet against three accused in Chikodi Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) seizure case at NIA Special Court at Bengaluru on Monday. The accused have been identified as Gangadhar Kolkar, Shukuruddin Sekh, and Shahanoyaj Kasuri.Also Read - Cyclone Gulab: NDRF Deploys 18 Teams in Odisha, Andhra; Bengal Cancels Leave of Govt Employees

NIA had earlier arrested them in the FICN case and seized 41 FICN all in the denomination of Rs. 2000 having a face value of Rs. 82,000 from the residence of the one of the accused. NIA claims that during the course of the investigation, it was found that the arrested accused along with their associates had hatched a criminal conspiracy to procure and circulate FICN in India to damage the monetary stability of the country. Also Read - Jadavpur University to Hold Free Vaccination Camp for Students; Details to be Notified Soon

They procured FICN and allegedly trafficked it from West Bengal to Bengaluru for further circulation. Also Read - West Bengal BJP Unit Likely to Witness Major Reshuffle Post Durga Puja

The accused have interstate and international linkages allegedly pointing towards the supply of FICN received from Bangladesh. However further investigation is in progress. (ANI)

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