Pernambut police have arrested two persons for possession of counterfeit currency notes on Friday. Police said that on information about fake currency notes, they checked Aneez Ahmed (45) of Bilal Masudhi Street in Tharaikaadu in Pernambut and found a Rs. 500 fake note with him. On enquiry, he said that Prabhu (51) of Baakar Hussain Street in Pernambut had given him the note and asked him to circulate it. Similarly, Prabhu had given a few counterfeit currency notes to Ashok of Gokullur.
Police arrested Aneez Ahmed and Prabhu, while Ashok, a tailor, has been absconding.