Fake notes seized, two held

Keonjhar: Two persons were arrested for allegedly circulating counterfeit notes at Jhumpura weekly market in Kenojhar district, the police said today. Traders of the weekly market suspected that the notes given by them were fake and informed the police.

Police reached the spot and seized counterfeit notes with a face value of Rs 6000 from Mamata Naik of Bhagamunda under Harichandanpur police station and Sukadev Naik of Jhantar village under Ghatagaon Police station, the sources said. The source of the fake notes was yet to be known.