Chennai, Aug 13
The Madurai city police arrested two people and seized counterfeit currency amounting to a total 1,050 from them.
The seized notes were in the denominations of 100 and 50. Police said R Prasanna, 27, from Athikulam, one of the accused, tendered counterfeit 50 notes in a petrol bunk in New Natham Road in Athikulam.
The employees, who found it to be fake, caught hold of Prasanna and handed him over to the Tallakulam police, who registered a case. During inquiry, Prasanna revealed that a few more people were involved in the counterfeit currency racket.
M M anikandan , 25, from TNHB Colony was arrested based on Prasanna’s inputs. Police are on the lookout for one Vijay and one other accomplice.