Bangladesh Police on Tuesday nabbed a gang of four miscreants involved in running a diabolic racket of printing fake Indian currency notes.
The gang of four was dispatching these fake currency notes to different destinations in India through the border at Chapai Nawab Ganj, formerly a sub-division of Malda in West Bengal, for quite a long time.
Acting on a tip-off, police swung into action and arrested the four culprits from Muhammadpur area of Dhaka.
The police seized fake Indian currency notes worth Rs 30 lakh, a machine for minting fake notes and large quantity of special type of paper used for minting fake notes from their possession.
According to the police in Bangladesh, they have well-coordinated network in India, particularly in the North-east and West Bengal where local conduits facilitate in collecting these fake notes from them to dispatch to various locations across the country.
According to Bangladesh police, the exchange takes place at a local cattle market where both the sides used to come as traders.
Bangladesh police confirmed that the accused have confessed to their crime and that they have been running this business since the last 12 years.