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Currency forgery in Ctg , 3 held

WT24 Desk
Police arrested three alleged members, including two women, of a currency forgery gang from Tulatoli and Pahartoli Green View areas in the port city early Saturday, reports agency. The arrestees were Tajuddin Masud, 25, son of Jamal Uddin, a resident of Modhuai village of Feni Sadar upazila, Swapna Begum, 25, wife of Tajdddin and Shahnaj Akter, 20.

Police arrested Tajuddin from Tulatoli area around 12pm along with 10 forged notes of Tk 1,000 denomination each.  Later, police conducted a drive in his house in Pahartoli area and recovered 70 counterfeit notes of Tk 1,000 denomination. They also arrested Swapna and Shahnaj from the house.

During preliminary interrogation, the arrestees reportedly confessed that they collected the counterfeit notes from Belal in Chokoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar district and  Belal collected those from Dhaka. Later, Police conducted a drive in Chokoria upazila of Cox’s Bazar in search of Belal but could not trace him.

A case was filed in this connection.

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