Kolkata: In West Bengal, BSF Jawans have seized fake Indian currency notes, being of 1000 and 500 rupee denomination, amounting to nearly 20 lakh rupees being smuggled into India from Bangladesh.
Acting on a tip-off, BSF troops laid an ambush near the area of Border Out Post Daulatpur in Malda border area fence.
Upon being challenged to stop, the miscreants managed to flee taking advantage of darkness leaving behind the money bag.
After a thorough search, the BSF ambush party recovered a bag containing fake currency wrapped in plastic. The seized currency has been handed over to Police for further action.
BSF South Bengal Frontier has seized fake currency of the face value of over 97 lakh rupees during this year.