Cachar Police arrested two youths in Silchar with fake notes worth Rs 5 lakh 50 thousand on Wednessday afternoon. The two arrested are Sarimul Haque of Jirighat and Iqbal Hussain from Masimpur.
Smuggling, poaching and drug dealing are just common terms for the Northeast region in India. Many international rackets are using Cachar district as the corridor for smuggling of forest resources, counterfeit note, arms and narcotics.
The counterfeit note smugglers was caught while smuggling counterfeit notes in Silchar Nagatila on the basis of secret information. Later, the police seized fake notes of around Rs 5,50,000 and two mobile phones from them. All the seized notes are 500 rupees Police are interrogating the two arrested youths.