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3 held with fake notes in capital

Star Online Report
This October 14, 2012 photo shows counterfeit notes of taka and Indian rupee recovered from different areas in the capital.
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.

Published: 11:47 am Monday, February 24, 2014

Last modified: 10:55 pm Monday, February 24, 2014

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