Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Nabarangpur, Jun 20:

Police during a raid on Sunday have seized 144 pieces of fake currency notes of Rs 500 denomination from Bharmajhiguda village under Tentulikhunti panchayat in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district.

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While police have arrested one Sadashiv Harijan of Bharmajhiguda village in connection with the seizure, it has detained Sadashiv’s mother and sister and is interrogating them, police sources said.

Preliminary investigations by the police have revealed that arrested Sadashiv had links with Nandini Harijan, who was recently arrested from Pottangi in Koraput district on charges of dealing in fake currency, the sources added.

Police are on the lookout for another person, who had allegedly supplied the fake currency notes to Sadashiv, the sources further revealed.