Baripada: Police arrested two persons on the outskirts of Baripada in Mayurbhanj district and seized fake currency notes with face value of Rs 85,000 from their possession on Wednesday night.
Acting on a tip-off, a team from Town police station intercepted two bike-borne persons in the KC Circle area and seized 110 fake notes of the denomination of Rs 500 and 300 fake notes of Rs 100 denomination.
The accused were identified as Rasabihari Rana and his brother Rakhyahari Rana. They are residents of Baharaghora area in Jharkhand near the border with Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district.
The interrogation of the two arrested persons is underway at Town police station.