And finally… note to self

And finally... note to self

A man who learned printing skills in prison as part of a rehabilitative programme later put his skills to work counterfeiting bank notes, according to police.

Bhupendra Singh Dhakat, a 35-year-old man from the state of Madhya Pradesh in India, was found to have nearly 100 counterfeit notes when arrested on Saturday, The Siasat Daily reports.

Various materials including a colour printer, six ink bottles and specialist paper were also found in his home.

Police say Dhakat confessed to printing the counterfeit notes using skills acquired during a previous prison sentence through a vocational training programme aimed at helping prison leavers re-integrate into society.

He now faces a return to prison on charges of counterfeiting, as well as other unrelated serious offences.

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