Rs. 4.2 lakh fake notes with fake printing machine seized
Hamren Police seized a fake note printing machine in Hamren, Karbi Anglong and two persons were caught in connection with it on Wednesday night with Rs. 4.20 lakh, mostly in the new Rs. 2,000 notes.
A team of Hamren police conducted a search Harlongjubi village and recovered the fake note printing machine and some blank papers meant for the notes.
The detained persons were identified as Bajong Timung and Bidyaram Teran.
Acting on a tip off, Nilotpal Deka, Trainee Sub Inspector in Hamren Police carried out the search operation to nab two persons with Rs. 4.20 lakh. Most of the notes were in the Rs. 2,000 denominations while remaining few were in Rs 500 and Rs 100. The accused were said to be involved in exchanging notes on commission.
The matter was being investigated and the Income Tax department has been informed about the recovery.
The apprehended persons with fake notes and printing machine