The Directorate of Earnings Intelligence (DRI) on Sunday mentioned it has recovered Pretend Indian forex word (FICN) having face worth of Rs one lakh and foreign currency echange notes price USD 1.12 lakh from West Bengal in separate operations.
The company arrested two individuals in reference to those circumstances, a DRI authentic mentioned.
Performing on a tip-off, DRI officers intercepted one individual at Burdwan railway station on Saturday and recovered 50 pretend Indian forex notes of Rs 2,000 denomination.
The pretend notes have been sourced from Bangladesh, the authentic mentioned.
In some other operation performed on Wednesday, DRI workforce had seized USD 1.12 lakh from a person at Siliguri railway station.
“The seized foreign currency echange was once intended for Bhutan to finance smuggling of products into India,” a remark added.