Couple arrested with fake currency in Jaffna


A couple who were alleged to have printed and possessed fake currency were arrested in Ariyalai, Jaffna last evening.

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

The Police also apprehended 400 fake Rs. 5,000 notes and 168 fake Rs.1,000 notes which were in the suspect’s possession.

The arrested man (26) was a resident of Alaveddy and the woman (19) was a resident of Maniyam Thottam.

The two will be produced before the Jaffna Magistrate today.

Jaffna Police is investigating.

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