Malda, August 8: The Malda district of West Bengal has often come to limelight due to illegal activities along the Indo-Bangladesh border near Kaliachak. The state administration has always denied accepting the responsibility for such bad law and order situation in the state’s Bangladesh border area. The Border Security Force seized fake Rs.2000 currency notes worth Rs. 92000 from Malda district of West Bengal, announced on Monday.
BSF has handed over the note smuggler and FCIN to Kaliachawk police station for further legal action. The arrested person has been identified as a resident of Malda only. Since Sunday afternoon, the BSF troopers from Malda district's Kaliachawk kept vigil at three important intersections in the area since Sunday afternoon.
As per BSF report, the south Bengal frontier of the BSF has seized fake Indian currency notes of the face value of Rs 30.84 lakh and caught five men in this year. Malda has been termed as "fake currency capital of India." Just after 100 days of demonetization, FICN was spotted in Malda.