Police have arrested an individual who attempted to purchase goods with a counterfeit Rs 1000 note, from a shop in Galle Face yesterday (6) at around 1.30p.m.
The suspect is a 32-year-old resident of Embilipitiya area.
Meanwhile, another individual was taken into police custody when he attempted to purchase a railway ticket with a counterfeit Rs 500 note at Kalutara –South Railway Station yesterday (6). The suspect is a 27-year-old resident of Kirindiwela, Police sources states.
Police are conducting further investigations into the incident.