Three counterfeiters arrested

15 January 2011 03:01 am - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Three suspects who printed counterfeit thousand rupee notes and carried out several transactions with shops using fake notes were arrested by the Ampara police. Computer equipment used to print some of these notes was also recovered.

The suspects had used five thousand rupees worth of notes to buy goods from unsuspecting shop owners at a time.  The suspects were later presented in court and remanded till the 26th of January. The police are conducting further investigations. (GS)

  Comments - 5

  • ampare son Saturday, 15 January 2011 01:59 PM

    they need life long lesson.

    Royalist Saturday, 15 January 2011 03:20 AM

    Can't we use these guys to produce more of these notes to pay the salary increments promised by the counterfeit politicians during the last elections?

    meranchi Saturday, 15 January 2011 03:24 AM

    maybe many Rs1000/= fake currency in circulation we must be care full thousand rupees is not a small amount should not be loose heard earn money

    Mushi Saturday, 15 January 2011 05:32 AM

    question of credibility of sl currency? worth exchanging for foreign currencies anymore.??

    THE UNDER TAKER Saturday, 15 January 2011 06:26 AM


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