West Bengal: Fake currency notes worth Rs 3 lakh seized, 2 held

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KOLKATA(West Bengal): Two people were held in Bauria with fake Indian currency notes having a face value of Rs three lakh, informed officials on Saturday.

Special Operations Group (SOG) and the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) raided the outskirts of the Bauria police station area and recovered Rs 3 lakhs in fake Indian Currency Notes.

The accused have been identified as Sk Samir, 19 and Sk Arif 22.

“The accused were arrested and various counterfeit materials were seized,” said police officials.
A laptop, printer scanner, lamination machine and some other materials were also seized from the accused SK. Samir’s house.

“One laptop, printer, scanner, lamination machine and some other materials were found in his house with which the accused person used to counterfeit Indian currency notes. The said articles have also been seized,” said officials.

A case has been filed under sections 489A/489B/489C/489D/120B of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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