This October 14, 2012 photo shows counterfeit notes of taka and Indian rupee recovered from different areas in the capital.
Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) personnel arrested three persons including a couple with fake notes worth Tk 1.59 lakh and seized currency making equipment in Hazaribagh in the capital today.
Acting on a tip-off, the elite force raided a house 'Chowdhury Villa' and detained Suman, 25, and his wife Kamala, 20, around 2:30am, Raihan Uddin Khan, operation officer of Rab-2, said at a press briefing at its Agargaon office in the capital.
They seized a scanner machine, printer, dyes, special papers and colours from the residence, Khan said.
According to the information given by Suman and Kamala, the Rab team nabbed Mamun, 24, from a local market, he added.