CBI arrests person with fake currency

CBI has arrested another fake currency racketeer for allegedly possessing fake currency notes having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh.

PTI| Last Updated: Sep 30, 2014, 00:44 AM IST

New Delhi: CBI has arrested another fake currency racketeer for allegedly possessing fake currency notes having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh.

"CBI intercepted one person at Malda Railway Station (West Bengal) and recovered FICNs having face value of Rs 4.98 lakh (approximately) from his possession," a CBI spokesperson said here today.

She said the fake currency was in the denomination of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes.

"It is alleged that the intercepted person was coming from Muzaffarpur for delivery of seized FICNs to some unknown person at Malda," she said.

About five days ago, CBI had arrested another person from Malda with fake currency worth Rs 5 lakh approximately.