Police raid Galle foreign currency exchange centres

Police raid Galle foreign currency exchange centres

Police raid Galle foreign currency exchange centres

Written by Staff Writer

02 Jul, 2016 | 8:47 am

Two foreign currency exchange centres that were operating in Galle without permission from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka were raided. Seven suspects have been arrested.

Police stated that the suspects were remanded until July 14, after they were produced before the Galle Magistrate’s Court.

The Criminal Investigation Department had begun investigations into illegal foreign currency exchange centres that were operating in Galle, based on a tip-off received.

Police said that during the investigations, two such exchange centre were raided and seven suspects were arrested.

The suspects arrested are residents of Galle.The CID have begun further investigations into the matter.

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