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Rs.14 lakh in fake notes seized in Bengal

Posted on Mar 19 2014 | IANS

Kolkata, March 19 : The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of nearly Rs.14 lakh in West Bengal, an official statement said Wednesday.

The FICN amounting to Rs. 13,99,500 were seized near the Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district Tuesday.

According to the BSF, the FICNs were wrapped in polythene sheets and kept underneath a culvert. The consignment was placed by Bangladeshi smugglers for circulation in India. But the notes were seized before Indian smugglers could take them away.

No arrest has been made so far.

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