Berhampur,(10/07/18):The Police Commissionerate,Bhubaneswar arrested five people in connection with a fake currency note printing unit on last Sunday in Berhampur town.
The accused have been identified as Rameswar Moharana (43) of Ganjam, K Ramesh (56) of Berhampur, Pranam Bhoi (19) of Khordha, Dillip Bhoi (23) and Sarat Sahu.
According to police sources, Sarat and Dillip were trying to exchange some fake currency notes at Mahura Bazaar near Tomando. Being tipped off about the incident, the quick action team (QAT) of the Commissionerate Police and Tomando Police reached the spot and nabbed them.
During interrogation, the duo revealed more about the fake currency notes printing unit in Berhampur, following which a police team raided the place and arrested three accused.
From the spot Police have seized fake currency notes worth Rs 4.65 lakh,one colour printer, 22 cartridges, 22 paper cutters, nine rubber stamps and five mobile phones.