Fake currency seized in Kolkata, 2 arrested

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Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Fake Indian currency totalling Rs 6,800 in Rs 200 denomination was seized from north Kolkata’s Baranagar area and two persons arrested, police said on Saturday.

Accused Arghya was arrested by police in Baranagar after he tried to give fake currency at an area shop on Thursday.

“Acting on information he gave, we raided the house of local youth Krishna on Saturday morning and found that he was printing FICN there. He was also arrested,” an officer at the Baranagar police station said.

Apart from 34 fake notes, a printer and scanner and paper used for printing the notes were seized.

–IANS

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