Malda (West Bengal) [India], Feb. 14 (ANI): Absconding accused Umar Faruq, wanted for his involvement in a Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case, was arrested by the National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Tuesday from Malda’s Golapganj market area.Also Read - Russia Says It’s In Sync with United State, China, Pakistan on Taliban | Details Here

Faruq was arrested while he was on his way to hand over the samples of FICN of Rs. 2,000 to another racketeer. Also Read - International Flights Latest News: Canada Lifts Travel Ban on Flyers From India | Read Latest Guidelines Here

A non-bailable warrant of arrest dated July 22, 2016 was issued by the Special NIA Court, Patna against the said accused. Also Read - Archery: Gold Eludes India Yet Again at World Championships, Three Silvers Claimed

Another five accused persons have already been arrested in this case and a chargesheet against the four accused stands filed in the Special NIA Court Patna on July 22, 2016.

The accused will be produced before the local Court at Malda for seeking transit remand for further production before the NIA Special Court, Patna. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.