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Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 10:36
Four persons with a stock of forged currency notes arrested
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Four suspects have been taken into custody in Dippitigoda-Kelaniya with a stock of forged currency notes.

They were arrested yesterday evening in a raid conducted on a tip-off received.

Five 1000 rupee notes and three 500 rupee notes were taken into Police custody while in the possession of the suspects. During questioning they had said that a certain individual prints these notes and they were given these to change.

Later the Police inspected the house in the same area where the printing is done.

Then, twenty-seven 1000 rupee notes, four 500 rupee notes and two half printed 1000 rupee notes and two 500 rupees notes were taken into custody together with the owner of the house.

The suspects taken into custody were aged 19, 24 and 26 and residents from Kelaniya. They are due to be produced before a Court.
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