Fake notes seized in Cuttack, businessman detained

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Cuttack: Police on Wednesday seized some fake currency notes and detained a businessman of Markatnagar area in Cuttack.

According to sources, the matter came to light when a businessman was trying to deposit the counterfeit notes at Sector 9 branch of the State Bank of India here today.

In the meanwhile, the bank authorities noticed some fake notes from a bundle of Rs 1.60 lakhs and alerted the same to the police.

Police then reached the bank and seized the fake currency notes. On the other hand, the accused person has been detained for further questioning into the matter.

Reportedly, the accused businessman has claimed that the notes do not belong to him, and was provided to him by another person.

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