Vizag police have arrested two criminals allegedly trying to exchange fake notes worth Rs 10 lakh. Both have confessed to carry bundles of Rs 2,000 denomination to use in forth coming Karnataka assembly elections.
According to local unit police, the currency was packed in newspaper and was hidden inside a pillow and kept in their luggage.
Upon investigation the accused revealed that they obtained the fake notes from a Bangladeshi from Malda, in West Bengal, which is considered as notorious hub for printing Fake Indian Currency Notes.
Police also found that one of the accused is out in bail recently in a kidnap case at Bengaluru. Both the men were booked under the provisions of Customs Act 1962.