Malda, Feb 20: The National Investigation Agency has arrested three persons on charges that they were smuggling Fake Indian Currency Notes at West Bengal. While in the first operation the NIA arrested Anikul and his associate, in another operation a person called Jahir Shailh was picked up.
All the arrests were made at Malda in West Bengal.Information was received that 2 persons are coming to a particular location riding on Red Colour Bajaj Discover bike which was intercepted. NIA along with Murshidabad police conducted the operation. Cash amount of 2.49 Lac seized from their possession. 02 mobile phones were also seized from their possession. NIA had earlier obtained Non Bailable Warrants already against them.
The two were arrested for their involvement in the case related to seizure of 64.5 Lac FICN on Indo-Bangladesh border last year, in which NIA had already arrested 2 persons viz. -Barkat Ali and Dalim from Malda.
In another operation, the NIA arrested Jahir Shaikh from Malda and seized Rs. 8.94 Lakh of Fake Indian currency.