Demonetised Rs 1,000 notes were found floating in the Ganga river at Nayaghat area here, police said on Saturday.
According to reports, boatmen got into a fight after spotting the invalid Rs 1,000 notes flowing in the river on Friday after which police were informed.
As many as 19 torn Rs 1,000 banknotes were recovered from the river, superintendent of police Kalanidhi Naithani said.
The authenticity of the notes will be known only after further investigation, the SP added.
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