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Howrah: IN a joint raid, the National Investigation Agency and the state police today nabbed four persons along with fake currency notes worth a face value of Rs 9-lakh.

The arrests were made from a hotel located adjacent to the bus terminus next to Howrah railway station. The arrested quartet has been identified as Utpal Choudhury, Barkat Ansari, Rabzul Mia, and Fizlu Mia.

NIA sources said that the arrested gang were using an ambulance to travel with the fake notes. On being produced in Howrah district court, the quartet was remanded to 13-days in police custody.

The investigators hope to unearth the larger fake currency racket by grilling the four over the next few days.

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