Detectives arrested four members of a gang involved in making fake currency notes and seized a big stash of fake currency during a drive in the capital’s Kallyanpur area on Thursday night.
The arrestees were identified as Jasim Morol, 30, Abdul Jalil 28, Sri Sagar alias Ripon Das, 30, and Jalal Uddin, 28.DMP deputy commissioner (media) Masudur Rahman said a stash of printed fake notes worth Tk 3.2 million was recovered from their possession.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of Detective Branch (west) arrested the four people from a tea stall at around 10:30pm, the police official said.
During primary investigation, the detainees admitted to making and selling fake currencies of different countries, including Bangladesh, for the last five to six years, the police official added.
A case was filed with Mirpur Police Station in this connection.