Two arrested with fake currencies
Rab members yesterday arrested two people on charges of possessing fake local and Indian currencies in the city's Baridhara area.
The arrestees were identified as Monir Hossain, 30 and Rajib Hossain, 29 of J Block in the area.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Rab-1 led by Assistant Police Super (ASP) Zahirul Islam arrested them in front of a house at around 3.00pm.
The ASP said they seized the fake notes of 50,000 Indian rupee and Tk 60,000 from their possession.
During an interrogation, they confessed that they run their business of fake notes in the city's airport area for the last few months, he added.
He further said that their main target was now to victimise the people converged on the Bishwa Ijtema premises at Tongi.