Two men from Bihar have been arrested at nearby Rasipuram on the charge of possessing Rs 3,000 fake currency notes all in the denomination of Rs 100, police said.
They said the duo, from Jothipur in Bihar, had come to a shop and purchased recharge coupons and two Chinese make cellphones. However the shopowner found the notes fake when he took it to the bank and alerted police.
The two were nabbed when they came to the area yesterday and a case under Section 489(B) IPC (using as genuine, forged
or counterfeit currency notes or banknotes) registered against them, police said.