Suspect who allegedly gave Dulanjali fake currency remanded; investigations underway

Suspect who allegedly gave Dulanjali fake currency remanded; investigations underway

Written by Staff Writer

26 Mar, 2014 | 9:41 pm

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana says that two special police teams have commenced investigation over the discovery of counterfeit 5000 rupee notes.

The suspect who was arrested by the police over the discovery of two million rupees in counterfeit notes was remanded until April 3 after he was produced before the Hulftsdorp Magistrate on Wednesday.

Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana said that the suspect had used the counterfeit notes as a payment of profits of an establishment, where Dulanjali Jayakody, invested in.

During a search conducted at the suspect’s residence, the police were able to discover another stash of counterfeit currency notes and equipment used for the printing of the notes.

Police Media Spokesperson, SSP Ajith Rohana said: “During investigations she said that she had made an investment at a certain institution and as per the investment she was to receive a sum of money. The individual of this institution had handed over this money to her. “

He added: “While the Criminal Investigations Department was at the location, the individual in question too arrived there. He had brought with him a cheque of two million rupees from another private bank to be deposited into the account of Dulanjali Premadasa. We have seized that cheque.”

“The Criminal Investigation Department has deployed two special teams for this purpose to investigate  the matter …”

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