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 Shillong: In a rare case, over nine fake Rs 1000 notes deposited by one Sahadeb Yadav were detected at the Bank of Baroda here in the city on Monday.

 In this regard, the Bank of Baroda filed an FIR with the Officer In-charge of Sardar police station sensing that there could be racket of fake notes.

 Yadav who works in shop BL Choudhury at Shallang in West Khasi Hills came to the Bank and deposited Rs 15,000.

 While counting the money, the cashier was surprised to detect that over 9 numbers of Rs 1000 notes were found to be fake.

 In response to this , the cashier informed the manager of the bank AC Choudhury who immediately informed the police.

 The bank authorities said such incident should be nipped in the bud.

 When contacted , the police said Yadav had deposited the cash unintentionally.

 “On interrogating Yadav, it was found that he (Yadav) deposited the money without the knowledge that the notes were fake”, a police source said while adding that they are still looking into the matter.

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