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Fake Indian currency seized in Gulf


New Delhi: Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) are reported to have seized from Bangladesh during the last one week. It includes

the recovery of Rs 2.71 crore from a consignment arrived at Chittagong port from Dubai and Rs 1.28 crore from a Bangladeshi citizen flying into Dhaka from Dubai.

These two incidents have deepened India’s suspicion over Pakistani agents who are assumed to have been producing FICN in bulk for facilitating and shipping back to south Asian ports and airports from Dubai enabling illegal entry into India.

According to sources belong to the Indian intelligence agencies, the latest couple of seizures have taken the total amount of FICN recovered from Bangladesh since January 2014 to over Rs 23 crore. Most FICN captures were from flights arriving into Bangladesh either directly from Pakistan or from Dubai, Colombo, Doha and Turkey.

Video on the seizure of Indian currency from Gulf