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Fake currency worth Rs 4.40L in Rs 2,000 notes seized in Assam

In all 220 notes, all in the denomination of Rs 2,000, were seized from a village in Assam’s Dhubri district by BSF personnnel in an operation on Thursday.

india Updated: Mar 17, 2017 16:01 IST
BSF seized fake currency notes of Rs. 2000 denomination amounting to 4.4 lakh from International Boundary under Dhubri district of Assam on Thursday.
BSF seized fake currency notes of Rs. 2000 denomination amounting to 4.4 lakh from International Boundary under Dhubri district of Assam on Thursday. (PTI)

Fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 4.4 lakh were recovered by BSF personnel from a village along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Dhubri district of Assam, Border Security Force said in a statement on Friday.

Altogether 220 notes, all in the denomination of Rs 2,000, were seized from Khusnimara village in an operation on Thursday.

The consignment was coming from Bangladesh and was meant for someone in Dhubri, the statement said adding that the courier managed to escape leaving behind the fake notes.

The seized currencies have been handed over to police.