Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two fake currency traders with huge counterfeit notes worth about Tk 62 thousand in a drive from Bahaddarhat area of Chittagong in the port city today.
The arrested were identified as Mizanur Rahman, 27, hailed from Anwara upazila and Mohammad Abdul Kader,29, hailed from Rangunia upazila of the district, BSS reports.
The RAB in a press release issued on Wednesday said Mizanur and Kader were picked up from Zaman Hotel and Biryani House while they were waiting to exchange the fake notes.
The law enforcers seized from them 52 fake notes of Tk 1000 denomination and 20 fake notes of Tk 500 denomination.
The arrestees confessed that they had been running business of fake notes in the port city for long in guise of clothes trader for long.