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Containers in ports being searched for fake currency notes

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships.

The searches are being held for the last two days at various ports, official sources said.



"Searches are being conducted at ports across the country. The Customs department is conducting the searches in presence of Department of Intelligence (DRI) officials," a senior official said.

Replying to a question, the official declined to confirm whether containers that arrived from and were being searched as reported in a section of media, and said, "Containers are being searched."

Two instances of seizure of fake Rs 2,000 currency notes were reported in last month.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Containers in ports being searched for fake currency notes

Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships. The searches are being held for the last two days at various ports, official sources said. "Searches are being conducted at ports across the country. The Customs department is conducting the searches in presence of Department of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials," a senior official said. Replying to a question, the official declined to confirm whether containers that arrived from Pakistan and Sri Lanka were being searched as reported in a section of media, and said, "Containers are being searched." Two instances of seizure of fake Rs 2,000 currency notes were reported in West Bengal last month. Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships.

The searches are being held for the last two days at various ports, official sources said.

"Searches are being conducted at ports across the country. The Customs department is conducting the searches in presence of Department of Intelligence (DRI) officials," a senior official said.

Replying to a question, the official declined to confirm whether containers that arrived from and were being searched as reported in a section of media, and said, "Containers are being searched."

Two instances of seizure of fake Rs 2,000 currency notes were reported in last month.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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Containers in ports being searched for fake currency notes

Containers at various ports across the country are being searched by Customs and DRI officials following a tip-off that fake currency notes were being smuggled into the country in ships.

The searches are being held for the last two days at various ports, official sources said.

"Searches are being conducted at ports across the country. The Customs department is conducting the searches in presence of Department of Intelligence (DRI) officials," a senior official said.

Replying to a question, the official declined to confirm whether containers that arrived from and were being searched as reported in a section of media, and said, "Containers are being searched."

Two instances of seizure of fake Rs 2,000 currency notes were reported in last month.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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