Nepal Police have held five persons in possession of fake currency notes of Rs 65,335. A team of Metropolitan Police Circle, Bouddha on Wednesday evening arrested five individuals red-handed while printing fake currency notes at the room of Samaraj Thapamagar in Budhanilakantha municipality-11, Kapan. Among those arrested are Goma Shrestha, 56, and Pushpa Thapamagar, 41, of Indrawati Rural Municipality-8 (Sindhupalchowk), Chiranjibi Joti, 19, and Sujan Joti, 23, of Helambu Rural Municipality-2 (Sindhupalchowk), Spokesperson of Metropolitan Police Range, Kathmandu, SP Ramesh Kumar Basnet informed that the police squad arrested Shrestha while she was purchasing goods with the fake currency notes at Gokarneswor Municipality-7, Daksindhoka. Acting on the information received from Shrestha in course of the investigation, the police team arrested four others for their alleged involvement in a fake currency racket, he added. Along with the fake currency notes, the police confiscated color printers, paper, paper cutters, mobile and other devices used to produce duplicate notes.