Two persons in Assam’s Dhubri district have been arrested following recovery of fake Indian currency notes from their possession. 

Dhubri Police has seized the fake Indian currency notes from the arrested duo that accounted for Rs 2 lakh. 

The seizure was made from Binnachara along the India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district of Assam on Monday. 

400 numbers of fake currencies in total, of Rs 500 denomination each were seized by the police. 

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“Acting on a tip-off, a team of Dhubri police led by Dhubri Additional Superintendent of Police  Rosyrani Sarma accompanied with Border Security Force (BSF) intercepted the two persons near Binnachara village located near the international border this evening and seized from them around 400 fake currency notes of Rs 500 denomination with face value of Rs 2 lakh from their possession,” police informed. 

The arrested persons have been identified as Hussain Ali, a resident of Binnachara part IV village under Golakganj police station of Dhubri district while the another has been identified as Moslem Ali who is a resident of Baladoba village under Dhubri police station. 

“Both have been arrested. They are suspected international FICN (Fake Indian Currency Notes) racketeers. We are grilling them to find out whether they are part of any big racket or not,” Dhubri Police further informed. 

Mukesh Kr Singh

Mukesh Kr Singh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dhubri. He can be reached at: mkdhubri@gmail.com