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Fake Currency Seized In Odisha, Two Arrested


(MENAFN- IANS)

Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Odisha Crime Branch's Special Task Force (STF) on Thursday arrested two persons and seized fake Indian currency notes, with a face value of more than Rs 14 lakh in the state's Bargarh district, police said.

Acting on a tip-off, the STF, with the help of Bargarh police, conducted a raid in Barapalli in the western Odisha district and seized the fake currency.

Two persons, including inter-state criminal Pattu Yadav (53), a native of UP's Gorakhpur district, and presently staying in Sambalpur district, and Balaram Meher of Barpali area, were arrested.

A case has been registered at Bargarh police station and further investigation is on, police said.

--IANS

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