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Two arrested with fake notes worth Rs 3.9 lakhs in new currency

New Delhi:The National Investigation Agency has recovered counterfeit notes with the face value of Rs 3.90 lakh from two persons here, police said.

The fake notes, in the denomination of Rs 2,000, were seized from the duo during a search in Kanir More locality of the town on Monday.

Both the persons, hailing from Baisnab nagar area in Malda district, were suspected to have links with a fake note racket in Bangladesh, police officials said. They were arrested.

Meanwhile, two persons were arrested for carrying 1 kg brown sugar, worth Rs 1 crore, 2.5 quintals of poppy seeds and 500 grams of Ganja from Kaliachak and Baisnab nagar police stations areas in the district during raids on Monday, Superintendent of Police Arnab Ghosh said.

Police also recovered Rs 7.50 lakh from the possession of one accused.