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Lakhimpur police on Sunday night arrested five persons dealing in counterfeit currencies.

The arrested persons are identified as Mijarul Islam (26), son of Abdul Kuddus of No 1 Ahmedpur, under Bihpuria Police Station, Jeherul Hoque Talukda alias Bhaiti, son of Monirul Talukdar from No 1 Daulatpur, Bangalmora, Abdul Shaheed (32), son of Nurul Hussain from Paschim Singibari, Rupohi, Nagaon, Yusuf Ali, son of Ibrahim Ali of Borsola 1 No North Lakhimpur and Kurban Ali (27), No 2 Islampur, under Bihpuria Police Station.

Police also recovered cash of about rupees 12 lakhs from their possession.

A Hyundai I-20 car bearing registration number AS07L 1256 were also recovered from the possession of Jeherul Hoque Talukdar.

Five mobile phones and two motor cycles were also recovered from them.

Farhana Ahmed

Farhana Ahmed is Northeast Now Correspondent in North Lakhimpur. She can be reached at: farhana.ahmed777@gmail.com

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