Saturday, July 17, 2010
Wasu Ram (35) was arrested following information from a shopkeeper that a man was trying to pass off a fake note in a market here.
According to the police, Wasu Ram was carrying fake Indian currency and was trying to purchased some goods from the local market with it. When he tried to pass off the counterfeit note at a shop, the shopkeeper immediately brought the matter into the notice of police which arrested Ram and recovered Rs 15,000 in the denomination of Rs 500.
Police said Ram, resident of Sindh province of Pakistan, had come to India yesterday for pilgrimage to Hindu temples at various states along with a group of Hindus from Pakistan.