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Chittagong: Police arrested a young man in possession of 20 fake Bangladesh currency notes amounting to Tk20,000 from Rahatturpul area under Baklia thana in the city on Sunday morning.

The arrestee was identified as Tajuddin Prakash Masud, 23, a resident of Feni district.

He used to live in Addupara area under Pahartali thana of the city.

Mohsin, officer-in-charge (OC) of Baklia Police Station, said on secret information, a team of police conducted a drive in the area and arrested Tajuddin along with 10 forged notes of Tk1,000 denomination each at about 9:00 am.

Police also recovered 10 forged notes of Tk1,000 denomination each after searching Tajuddin’s house.

The arrestee has been involved in circulation of forged notes, said the OC.

A case was filed in this connection.