National Investigation Agency (NIA) Special Court in Mumbai has convicted Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) racketeer Abdul Kadir and sentenced him to seven years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of 1000 rupees. The case was originally registered against the accused at Bhivandi Taluk Police Station in Thane district in October 2018 pertaining to the recovery of FICN of value of about 4.5 lakh rupees from the possession of the five accused persons – Rehan Abbas Shaikh, Shafahad Mukhtar Ansari, Anees Iklak Shaikh, Kishor Namdeo Fular and Rohit Nagendra Singh, all residents of Mumbai. NIA had re-registered the case on the 4th of December 2018 and taken up the investigation. During the investigation, the involvement of four more persons – Samir Mandal, Sabir Ali, Abdul Kadir, and Mohammad Shadab Khan – was revealed and they were arrested.
After investigation, NIA filed a chargesheet in January 2019 and subsequently, supplementary chargesheets were filed in September 2019 and April this year.