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NIA Files Chargesheets in Kasargod FICN Cases

Published: 19th September 2014 06:06 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th September 2014 06:06 AM   |  A+A-

KOCHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA), which is investigating the Kasargod Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) cases, has found that fake currencies with face value of `31 lakh were brought to Kerala from Dubai through the Bangalore Airport in August 2012.

The NIA has filed chargesheets in FIRs registered in the four fake currency cases before the NIA court in Kochi. The NIA has chargesheeted Abdul Jabbar P P, Padinharapurayil, Aravanchal, Kannur; Usman, Darlakh House, Bantwal, Mangalore; Abdul Nazir K A alias Nasar alias Safar Nazar, Panchakkad, Thuruthi Road, Anangur, Kasargod; A M Subaida, Padinharapurayul, Aravanchal, Kannur; Moideen alias Moideenabba Ummer Beary, Haji Master Manzil, Kodi Village, Kundapura, Udupi; and Abdul Rehman, Padinharapurayil, Aravanchal, Kannur. The NIA exempted Mammunhi alias Muhammed Kunji alias Thailangadi Mammunhi, Badar Manzil, Cherangai Road, Kasargod; and Majeed Mohammad Abdul Khader alias Majeed Koliyad, Anand Milan Building, Milan Subway, Santacruz West, Mumbai from chargesheet, stating that the evidence available against them were not sufficient for prosecution. Majeed Koliyad is absconding.

The NIA has sought the court’s permission to conduct further investigation to collect additional evidence before prosecuting them.

Meanwhile, the NIA has given clean chit to Muhammad Shareef, Balan K K, Girish and Gopalakrishna Pandit, who were initially named in the FIRs.

The National Investigation Agency submitted that there was no mens rea attributed against them.

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