BJP leader Rakesh was arrested in Thrissur for printing and distributing fake currency. He is a leader of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP.
Fake currency worth ₹1.37 lakh, and printing machines and ink, were seized from his house. The police after the investigation said that Rakesh, along with his brother, was printing notes ranging from Rs 20 to Rs 2,000.
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