Man held for pawning fake gold bracelet | Daily News

Man held for pawning fake gold bracelet

Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela on Saturday ordered the release of a suspect on bail who pleaded guilty to attempting to obtain Rs. 400,000 by pawning a fake gold bracelet. Subsequently the Magistrate suspended the sentencing of the suspect to August 19.

The suspect was identified as Mohamed Rimas Mohamed, 25, a resident of Milidduwa, Galle.

The suspect had taken a bracelet weighing five grams and demanded Rs. 400,000 from a pawning centre in Magalla. The officer who inspected the bracelet had found that it was a fake gold bracelet and in turn had informed his superiors about it.

The suspect was arrested after the officer informed the Galle Harbour Police about the incident. The suspect was also in possession of Rs. 250,000 at the time of his arrest.

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