Couple arrested with Rs.2.16mn counterfeit notes in Jaffna

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A couple has been arrested by the police on charges of possessing 568 possessing counterfeit notes with a face value of Rs. 2.16 million at Ariyalai in Jaffna yesterday.

Police said the suspect couple was arrested following a tipoff received by the Jaffna police.

Police seized 400 notes with a face value of Rs. 5000 and 168 notes of Rs. 1000.

The arrested man (26) and his wife (19) were identified as residents of Alaweddi and Maniyamthottam.

Police also recovered two printers, a scanner and a laptop that had been used by the suspects for counterfeit notes printing during the raid.

The suspects were to be produced in the Jaffna Magistrate Court today.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • Wise Donkey Tuesday, 07 November 2017 09:49 AM

    Find out the printing press before everything else

    Bala Tuesday, 07 November 2017 11:54 AM

    What printing press - they printed on their home printer after scanning all at home.

    Hautaum@gmail,com Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:10 AM

    see people mindset to earn

    ciaco Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:12 AM

    It is accept that printing money is illegal. But we are struggling to live with legally earned money. Also most politicians are enjoying with tax payers money without a limit. via DM Android App

    sss Tuesday, 07 November 2017 03:39 PM

    North is slowly becoming law unto themselves again


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