Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Youth arrested for possessing counterfeit notes worth over Rs. 2.8 million
Sun, Feb 12, 2017, 11:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 12, Colombo: The Police arrested a youth in Horana today for possessing counterfeit notes worth nearly Rs. 2.9 million.

The 23-year-old suspect, a resident of Weligampitiya, Pokunuwita, was apprehended following a raid on Sunday in Moragahahena, Horana conducted on a tip off received by the Horana police.

According to police, at the time of the arrest, the suspect was in the possession of 106 counterfeit notes of the Rs. 5,000, 1830 fake notes of Rs. 1,000 and 1079 fake notes of Rs. 500 denominations totaling up to Rs. 2,899,500.

The police have also seized a computer, a scanner and a printer used for producing the fake notes during the raid.

The suspect will be produced before the Horana Magistrate's Court tomorrow.

 


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Ceylon Oxygen Limited receives latest ISO 9001:2015 certification
-- [54 minutes ago]
Pakistan sends 10,000 MT of rice for drought affected people of Sri Lanka
-- [1 hour and 17 minutes ago]
India could collaborate in the development of three other ports in Sri Lanka - Ports Minister
-- [1 hour and 38 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka inks USD 17 million loan agreement with Kuwait for Kalu Ganga project
-- [2 hours ago]
Army personnel charged of assault on Journalist Keith Noyahr granted bail
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka grants dual citizenship to another 1750 expatriates
-- [3 hours ago]
No accession of Muslim abodes near Wilpattu Forest Reserves, government assures
-- [3 hours ago]
Ceylon Chamber seminar to discuss Implementation of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
MP Wimal Weerawansa gives up hunger strike
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's computer literacy rate highest in urban sector, lowest in Estates- report

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.