05 arrested for counterfeit currency

05 arrested for counterfeit currency

05 arrested for counterfeit currency

Written by Staff Writer

10 Jan, 2019 | 12:01 pm

Colombo (News1st): Five suspects engaged in printing counterfeit currency were arrested in islandwide raids. They have been arrested in the Chavakachcheri, Nadunkeni and Dharmapuram areas.

Two suspects were arrested along with 20 counterfeit currency notes of Rs. 5000 earlier today in Kaithady, Chavakachcheri. The suspects are residents of Vavuniya.

Meanwhile a 23-year-old was arrested for the possession of 20 counterfeit notes of Rs. 5000 and 10 notes of Rs. 1000. He was arrested in Nadunkeni last night (January 9).

Another man was arrested for engaging in a transaction with a counterfeit note of Rs. 5000 in Dharmapuram.

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