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The nexus was uncovered when Nepali police arrested kingpin of the fake currency notes racket, Yunus Ansari, following a tip-off by Indian intelligence agencies.
Two accused residents of Malda, have been charged with smuggling and circulation of fake currency notes across the country with a view to damage the monetary stability of India NIA said.
A racket was busted at Surandai, some 15 km from Tenkasi in Tirunelveli district, with fake notes worth Rs 1.42 crore seized.
Two instances of seizure of fake Rs 2,000 currency notes were reported in West Bengal last month.
The fake bank note of Rs 2,000 denomination was dispensed from a private bank ATM in front of Sheetla Mata Mandir on Thursday.
Delhi police arrested two graphic designers from Southwest Delhi's Bindapur area with fake notes of new currency.
A farmer in Madhya Pradesh received Rs 2,000 notes without the image of Mahatma Gandhi.
The accused were trying to purchase items on shops in Pahadi area with fake notes of Rs 500.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stole the limelight from the much-awaited US Presidential elections with his special announcement.