In a recent communication to all chief secretaries, the Home Ministry said state police forces should be directed "not to facilitate or entertain" any such requests from organisations or agencies from countries of concern without prior consultation.
One of the two accused has a criminal back ground and was earlier arrested in Bengaluru in a kidnapping case and was presently out on bail. Both of them have been arrested and the FICN, having face value of Rs 10.2 lakh has been seized, the DRI said.
Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) worth Rs. 78, 000 have been seized by DRI (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) officials from Bihar's West Champaran district. On Saturday, at West Champaran's district headquarter town, Rs. 2000 FICN were recovered.