Man held with fake notes near Bangladesh border

Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday apprehended a man near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Malda district and seized fake Indian currency notes of the face value of over Rs.13 lakh from him, an officer said.

The man was seized by the troopers in the early hours in the Daulatpur border outpost area.

“Acting on specific intelligence input of smuggling of FICN from across the border, we launched an operation in which we apprehended a man and seized Rs.13.49 lakh in FICN,” said a BSF officer.

The BSF so far in the year has seized over Rs. 27 lakh in fake notes and apprehended six smugglers from across the South Bengal frontier.

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