Police arrested a man in possession of 78 fake Bangladesh currency notes amounting to Tk39,000 from Tunirhat Bazar in Sadar upazila on Monday night.
The arrestee was identified as Akkel Ali, son of late Samir Uddin of Satkhamar village in Atwari upazila of Panchagarh.
Police said on secret information, a team of police, led by Sub-inspector Firoz, conducted a drive and arrested Akkel Ali in possession the counterfeit notes from Tunirhat Bazar.
Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge of the police station, confirmed the arrest.
A case was filed against the arrestee. -UNB