Youth held with fake currency in Bengal

Kolkata: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday said it has apprehended a youth and seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) of the face value of Rs 1 lakh from him from a railway station in West Bengal. The youth identified as Sheikh Morjem, 18 was nabbed from New Farakka railway station in Murshidabad district on Wednesday. "Acting on specific intelligence input we intercepted him and recovered Rs. 1 lakh in FICN from his possession," said a BSF officer. The BSF so far in the year has seized FICN of the face value exceeding Rs. one crore and apprehended 9 smugglers from across its South Bengal frontier zone.