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Murshidabad: 2 detained with fake currency notes

ANI  |  Murshidabad (West Bengal) [India] 

The Murshidabad police on Wednesday arrested a Bangladeshi and a Jharkhand resident and recovered fake Indian currency notes with the face value of Rs 8.03 lakh from them.

"Raheem Sheikh, who is a resident of Chapai Nawabganj district in Bangladesh and Mijal Sheikh from Jharkhand's Rajmahal city were arrested on Wednesday. We have recovered fake currently of Rs 8.03 lakh from them - 379 notes of Rs 2000 denomination and 90 notes of Rs 500 denomination," Murshidabad Superintendent of Police Shri Mukesh told ANI.

Mukesh added that they are looking forward to have a 10-day remand of both of them.

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First Published: Thu, August 30 2018. 07:25 IST