Fake notes of Rs 2.3 lakh face value seized in Odisha

Rayagada: The district police have seized as many as 115 fake currency notes in denomination of Rs 2,000 having a face value of Rs 2.3 lakh and arrested a person in this connection.

Acting on a tip-off about the counterfeit currency notes in Tikiri area of the district, the local police raided a house last night and seized the fake notes besides apprehending the accused, identified as Jogendra Nayak of Sunamudi Sahi in Tikiri area.

While Nayak has been forwarded to court, police have started investigation to ascertain the involvement of others in the offence.

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