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Special cell to deal with fake currency

Assam will soon have a special cell of police to tackle the menace of fake currency racket. Addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Monday, chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that the incidents of recovery of counterfeit currency are increasing. He said that the fake currencies are pumped into the state mainly through Bangladesh and anti-national forces like ISI are involved in it.


Gogoi said that the Vigilance Cell along with CID, Bureau of Investigation of Economic Offices (BIEO) have already been working on this. The cell will also have officials from the Reserve Bank of India. “We will also take help from the National Investigation Agency over this," said the chief minister.

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