Two cops held with fake currency
PATIALA: On a secret information, the CIA police arrested two policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, from Rajindera Hospital and seized fake currency worth Rs 85,000 from them around 9 pm on Saturday night.
Police had received a tip-off that some persons, with the help of policemen, were trying to smuggle and supply fake currency to some persons in Patiala city. A police party led by Aman Pal Singh, incharge CIA, raided the mortuary department of Rajindera Hospital around 9 pm and arrested Jasvir Singh, ASI posted at Bahadurgar near here, and Inderjit Singh, constable. On searching, police seized Rs 85,000 fake currency from their possession.
When contacted, Aman Pal Singh said, "The two were waiting for someone to deliver the fake currency. As yet we don't have any more information." Police have registered a case and the two were sent to police remand for a day by a local court.