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Maldivian arrested with counterfeit dollars worth Rs.13mn

10 August 2018 02:10 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A Maldivian National, who was attempting to smuggle out counterfeit US dollar notes worth Rs.13.6 million, was arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) officials attached to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, Police said.

They said the fake notes were found concealed in the trouser of the 49-year-old suspect.

The PNB had handed over the suspect to the Airport Crime Investigation Division. (Darshana Sanjeewa and T.K.G. Kapila)


Video by Prasad Mutukuda

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  • Martin Milton Friday, 10 August 2018 06:44 PM

    Great work by PNB. Now to the next step of producing this crook in Court and giving him the most severe punishment 10-15 yr RI please. Unless this type of punitive steps are taken agains these crooks, they will do this again and again AND again..MM

    MK Sunday, 12 August 2018 05:43 PM

    Are those made in China or Pakistan...?

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