0.3m Afghan fake currency notes recovered

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Our correspondent
Landiktoal

The Pak Afghan border Torkham authorities have informed media that they have recovered Afghan fake currency notes worth 0.3 million ‘Afghani’ from a local labor who was illegally carrying the money to Afghanistan here on Friday.

Sharing the details of fake currency seizure, Musarat Hussain Shinwari, a police official told that they have arrested the man who was smuggling the fake Afghani currency and sent them to Landikotal sub-jail.

The currency was recovered from a man at Nadra/NLC scanner area in Torkham. Sources said.

When asked by this scribe that how they identified that it was fake currency, Shinwari replied that NLC had a machine and when the currency was checked through this digital machine, they found the currency was fake.

Police official stated
Further investigations have been launched from the smuggler and the police personnel at Torkham border have further tighten the checking of Luggage and other goods passing through Torkham border.

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