Fake note was out in 53 days

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didn’t take long for fake notes of Rs2,000 (Dh113) to start cir­cu­lat­ing after Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi an­nounced de­mon­eti­sa­tion in Novem­ber 2016, with one of its stated aims be­ing to kill coun­ter­feit cur­rency, official data show.

Ac­cord­ing to the Na­tional Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) lat­est re­port, in just 53 days, po­lice and other gov­ern­ment agen­cies had seized 2,272 fake Rs2,000 notes. (IANS)

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