Assam: Banned currency notes worth Rs. 7.38 lakh seized alongside fake currency notes!

GUWAHATI: Cachar police seize total Rs. 7.38 lakh of banned of 500 &1000 denomination from Kalain bazar area; police arrested two persons.

Whereas in a recent incident Fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 4.4 lakh were recovered by BSF personnel from a village along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district of Assam, BSF said in a statement on Friday.

Altogether 220 notes, all in the denomination of Rs 2,000, were seized from Khusnimara village in an operation on Thursday.

The consignment was coming from Bangladesh and was meant for someone in Dhubri, the statement said adding that the courier managed to escape leaving behind the fake notes. The seized currencies have been handed over to police.

Source- All India Radio News and inputs from the internet

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