GUWAHATI: Two fake currency racketeers were arrested by Guwahati Police in Paltan Bazar on Monday night.
As per sources, they had been operating the racket from Hotel Harish near Arya Hospital. The two arrested individuals have been identified as Tensubam Leaishemba Meitei and Nepram Somendro Singh, both hailing from Manipur. Police seized 20 counterfeit currency notes of Rs 500 denomination and also two mobile phones from their possession. Meanwhile, a case (case no. 1166/21 u/s 489 C IPC) has been registered against the duo at Paltan Bazar police station. It is suspected that the arrested individuals are involved in large-scale supply of counterfeit money in the city.