The newly arrested accused have been identified as Nobakumar Ravindranath Vishwas (25), residing at Wadarwadi, and Asadul Faizal Haq Zaman (23), living in Old Sangvi area of Pune.

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They are natives of West Bengal. Saudagar Istabali Shaikh (18) and Saddam Faizuddin Shaikh (19), both from Lohegaon, were arrested earlier. Sub-inspector Subhash Chavan of Vimantal police station said, “We have seized 46 fake currency notes of Rs 1,000 denomination from the four men. All of them work as labourers in various parts of the city and also at some juice kiosks. We are now investigating the source from where the accused got the fake currency notes, and whether they are part of a larger consortium operating in the city.”

Rs 46,000: Worth of counterfeit currency seized from the four men