Four arrested with Tk 6.5m fake notes

Staff Correspondent

30 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Law enforcers arrested four currency forgers with Tk 6.5 million fake notes in Demra area of the capital early on Tuesday.

The arrestees are Yusuf Ali, Abdur Rahim alias Helal Hossain Rahim, Fazle Rabbi Mia and Jahid Islam.

They were hunted down by a team of the Cyber and Special Crime unit of the Detective Branch under the DMP.

Besides this, fake currencies, a laptop, two printers, fake note-making papers and some other things were also seized from their possession.

AKM Hafiz Akhtar, additional commissioner (DB) of the DMP, disclosed the information at a press briefing at the DMP media centre at noon.

“The arrested made fake notes ahead of religious festivals and spread them to the market through various tactics,” he said. The DB officer said Tk 50 million fake notes might be made by the things seized from them.