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Two Malaysians arrested with Rs. 5 mn worth Whisky bottles

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Two Malaysians were arrested yesterday by the CID for allegedly buying five bottles of whisky worth Rs. 4,860, 000 from several five star hotels in Colombo using fake credit cards, police said.

They said a 30-year-old man and a woman aged 23 were arrested while they were staying at a five star hotel in Colombo.

Police have found five whisky bottles which cost Rs. 9 72,000 each and 25 fake credit cards at the time of the arrest.

The suspects were  produced in the Colombo Magistrate Courts today and remanded until September 3. (AS)

  Comments - 9

  • Bala Thursday, 21 August 2014 07:14 AM

    Are these figures correct ? Each bottle worth US$.7365 ? I did not know that even 5 star hotels stocked such premium whiskies.

    Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 21 August 2014 08:51 AM

    Is Whiskey soooooooooooo......expensive? Some people die of poverty.

    Kondebendapucheena Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:21 AM

    never heard any Whiskey cost so much

    Kondebendapucheena Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:25 AM

    It wasn't whiskey it is Cognac ,may be Price is right

    shaul Thursday, 21 August 2014 05:51 PM

    Whiskey prices are misprinted. The reporter is drunk.

    Punny Pellow Friday, 22 August 2014 03:24 AM

    There appears to be a mistake somewhere. Hope the CID will find it?

    Allister Friday, 22 August 2014 10:03 AM

    Whiskey comes in different grades you can spend thousands of pounds on a bottleGoogle it

    Allister Friday, 22 August 2014 10:03 AM

    Whiskey comes in different grades you can spend thousands of pounds on a bottleGoogle it

    Allister Friday, 22 August 2014 10:08 AM

    Google Springbank 1919This whiskey is 50000 GBP per bottle


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