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Fake Rs 2,000 notes seized by BSF, one arrested

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The has seized fake Indian notes of the face value of Rs two lakh in Rs 2,000 denominations from West Bengal's district and arrested one person, an said on Tuesday.

Acting on a tip off, BSF troopers apprehended a suspect on Monday evening and recovered the fake Rs 2,000 notes from him.

"Bishnu Pada Biswas, 47, a resident of Par Devnapur village of was arrested by the BSF in Dhulian ghat (ferry point) area in sector and 100 fake Rs 2,000 notes of the face value of Rs 2 lakh were seized from him," the BSF's South frontier said in a press release.

"The apprehended man was handed over to the station along with the seized fake notes," it said.

Personnel of the BSF's South Frontier has seized counterfeit Indian notes of the face value of Rs 55.88 lakh and apprehended nine fake smugglers so far in 2017.



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First Published: Tue, December 26 2017. 23:16 IST