In a shocking incident, fake notes worth Rs 42 lakh seized from Make in India awardee Abhinav Verma in Mohali on Wednesday.
"With red beacon atop the luxury car, the accused were on their way to dupe a gullible customer when on a tip-off, we intercepted them near Bakarpur village," the SP said.
Abhinav has been accused of using photocopies of Rs 2000 notes in the market. Once they were successful, they started using photocopies of Rs 2000 notes to exchange old currency notes at a commission of 30 per cent.
Abhinav Verma has been credited for making an invention for visually-impaired which helped them move freely.