Detective Branch (DB) of police detained seven people including woman along with fake notes worth about Tk 30 lakh in city's Motijheel area on Sunday noon.
The detainees were identified as Md Shaheen,37, Mst Mahinur Begum, 26, Md Ali, 35, Rian Najim, 27, Abdus Samad, 45, Abdul Karim, 60 and Md Rasel, 20.A DB team of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested them in a drive at Mothijeel thana area of the capital around 5:30 pm.
Masudur Rahman, deputy commissioner (media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) said the arrestees were trading fake notes targeting upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr in several shopping malls and markets of the capital.
There are several cases against the detainees in different police stations of the country including Dhaka. A case has been filed against the detainees in Mothijeel Police Station in this connection, he said.