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Be vigilant when handling Rs. 5000 notes during festive season

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The general public is urged to be vigilant when handling cash during the upcoming festive season because several incidents of circulation of counterfeit notes have been reported in various parts of the country, the police said.

Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said that several individuals had been arrested during the past few days with Rs.5,000 counterfeit notes.

He said that organised groups are circulating counterfeit notes on various means and that the public should be more cautious when accepting cash especially Rs.5,000 notes.

DIG Ajith Rohana also requested business owners to exercise caution when dealing with currency notes during the festive season. (DSB)

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  • RoaringCreek Tuesday, 23 March 2021 10:30 AM

    At the rate Rs.5000 notes are printed by the government , it is all toilet paper.

    Saranga W Tuesday, 23 March 2021 12:39 PM

    This country sticking stone age with currency notes whilst the rest of the world goes cashless

    Punchi Banda Tuesday, 23 March 2021 06:32 PM

    Recently Chinese produced counterfeit $50 notes were found circulating In Tasmania. If closely investigated it will be identified that the fake notes are chinas contribution to our economy


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