Nuapada: Police today busted a fake currency racket operated here in the district and arrested five persons in connecting with it.
Police seized 102 fake currency notes, a desktop computer and printer used for printing fake currency notes during raid at a computer coaching centre under Khariar police limits in Nuapada district.
The arrested persons were identified as Arabinda Dash of Khariar, Bhawani Charan Baag of Temari village, Santosh Saraf of Chidia village, Damodar Chalan and Romeswar Baag of Chalanpada village.
According to police reports, Arabinda Dash (32) along his associates was operating the fake currency racket at the computer centre.
Acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted raid at the computer centre and arrested five including the prime accused in connection with fake currency racket operated here in the district.