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Two persons from Mizoram held in Tripura with fake Indian Currency worth Rs 1.21 lakhs

First Published: 9th November, 2022 8:01 IST

As many as two persons hailing from Mizoram were arrested in Tripura with fake Indian currency worth Rs 1.21 lakhs that has been allegedly printed outside the country. They were

As many as two persons hailing from Mizoram were arrested in Tripura with fake Indian currency worth Rs 1.21 lakhs that has been allegedly printed outside the country.

They were arrested yesterday night from the ISBT (Inter State Bus Terminus), Chandrapur Agartala, said police on Tuesday.

The arrested duo have been identified as Babul Krishna Chakma and Rajesh Chakma.

According to an official statement, “SDPO, Ajay Kumar Das, drove into an ambush, following information of another sister information, to nab the culprits of fake currency, and sophisticated arms, and succeeded in catching the targeted convicts red-handed.”

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According to the police, the accused were allegedly caught red-handed with fake Indian currency which was purportedly printed outside India and sent to distract the Indian economy.

The arrested duo will be produced in the court tomorrow for grant of availing police remand to facilitate further investigation to figure out the real source of this racket.

They both were booked under the fake currency concerned Sections of Indian Penal Code.

Further investigation into the matter is underway. (ANI)

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