NIA files third supplementary charge sheet in Visakhapatnam FICN case


New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed its third supplementary chargesheet in the Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) case of Visakhapatnam in which Bangladeshi smugglers were also involved, an official said.

The chargesheet, filed under Indian Penal Code sections before the special NIA court in Vijayawada, names West Bengal resident Enamul Haque, who was involved in cross-border smuggling and circulation of FICN after procuring them from his associates in Bangladesh, he said.

Haque, who is from the state’s Malda district, was arrested by the premier investigation agency on September 3 from there, the official said.

He had conspired with others arrested in the case — Mohammed Mahaboob Baig, Syed Imran, Firoj Saikh and Tajamul Saikh alias Bhoot.

 — to procure FICN with a face value of Rs 10,20,000 and then provide them to Baig and Imran for circulation, he said. PTI