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BJP leader arrested for illegally trying to exchange old notes

BJP leader arrested for illegally trying to exchange old notes

Kolkata: A BJP leader was arrested along with six alleged coal mafia for allegedly trying to exchange old currency notes here on Tuesday, police said.

Manish Sharma, a BJP leader and party candidate form Ranigunj in West Bengal’s Burdwan district in the assemly polls earlier this year, was nabbed from Baguihati, while trying to exchange old currency notes in bulk, said a senior officer of Kolkata police’s Special Task Force.

Six other persons involved in mining business were also arrested alongwith Sharma for trying to exchange old currency notes.

–IANS