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BSF seizes fake currency notes of face value of Rs 8.98 lakh

Press Trust of India  |  Malda(WB) 

The has seized fake Indian currency notes of face value of Rs 8.98 lakh from near border outpost in district, a release said today.

A joint special operation (Ambush) team with representatives of noticed suspicious movement near a house in village of the district early this morning. The team challenged the suspected person and apprehended him, it said.

On of the house of apprehended person, fake currency notes of face value of Rs 8.98 lakh in denomination of 500 and 2000 were found and seized.

The seized fake currency notes have been handed over to station for further legal action, it said.

This year the South Bengal Frontier has seized FICN of face value Rs 22.64 lakh (including this seizure) and has apprehended two Indian FICN racketeers, the release added.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 20:55 IST
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