NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an accused in a case pertaining to seizure of Rs.4 crore in fake currency from the cash chest of the Dumaria Ganj branch of State Bank of India in Uttar Pradesh.

According to the agency, Abdul used to arrange counterfeit currency from Nepal and supplied them to Sudhakar Tripathi, a cashier with the bank, who would replace the genuine notes with the fake ones. The CBI had earlier arrested accused Balram Mishra involved in the case.

This year so far the CBI has registered 13 cases involving seizures of Rs.5.51 crore in fake currency. Six cases were reported in UP, three each in Delhi and West Bengal and one in Karnataka.

More In: NEW DELHI | NATIONAL