BENGALURU: A 46-year-old man from West Bengal, who facilitated circulation of fake Indian currency notes in Karnataka, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday. Sabiruddin, a resident of Krishnapur Chama, Malda district in West Bengal, was absconding after police started searching for him in connection with similar cases filed in various parts of the state. Sabiruddin was produced before a local court in Malda. He is being taken to Bengaluru on a 4-day transit remand to be produced before the NIA special court. Officials have seized documents and a mobile phone from him.Some of the cases date back to 2018 when NIA officials seized Rs 2,000 counterfeit notes worth Rs 6.4 lakh from Bengaluru and Mudhol. MG Raju, resident of Devanahalli, Bengaluru Rural; Gangadhar Kolkar, resident of Mudhol; Sajjad Ali, resident of Malda and Vanitha Tangam from Ramchandrapuram, Bengaluru, were arrested in August 2018. During investigation, it was revealed that the accused along with their associates, had conspired to procure fake notes from Bangladesh and circulate them.