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Casino Carnival employee booked for depositing fake currency

An offshore casino employee in Goa has been booked for depositing three counterfeit Rs 1,000 notes at a bank in Panaji, police revealed.

Ashok Sahoo, manager at the State Bank of India (SBI) treasury branch in Panaji, said Prashant Surlikar, of Goa Carnival and Leisure Private Ltd, deposited the three counterfeit notes “claiming to be genuine”, a senior police source further elaborated.

“The notes were detected as forged by the bank authorities. We have filed an offence under sections 489 (a) (e) of the Indian Penal Code,” the police statement said.

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