FROM A CORRESPONDENT
BISWATH CHARIALI, March 12: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly smuggling fake Indian currency notes (FICNs) at Chootia in Sonitpur district last night. FICNs amounting to Rs 7000 have also been recovered from them, said an official of Chootia police station.
"Secret inputs were received about a syndicate of FICN racketeers operating clandestinely and circulating FICNs in the area," said a police official.
The accused have been identified as Latif Ahmed and Kapiluddin Ahmed of Biswath Chariali. Police said the members of the syndicate used to change their hideouts frequently to conceal their identity and avoid detection.