Couple arrested over fake currency racket | Daily News

Couple arrested over fake currency racket

A couple who were alleged to have printed and possessed fake currency notes worth around Rs.2 million were arrested in Ariyalai, Jaffna on Monday evening.

The Police also took two printing machines, a scanner, a laptop, a dongle and two mobile phones into custody.

The Police seized 400 fake Rs. 5,000 notes and 168 fake Rs.1,000 notes which were in the suspect’s possession. The arrested man (26) is a resident of Alaveddy and the woman (19), a resident of Maniyam Thottam.

The two will be produced before the Jaffna Magistrate. Jaffna Police is investigating.


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