A person possessing forged money, arrested


Police have arrested an individual possessing forged notes in the Ampara- Mahaoya area.

Police media spokespersons office said that the notes were discovered when the police conducted a raid on a vehicle which was plying from Padiyathalawa to Mahaoya.

A 56 year old suspect was arrested possessing 2 counterfeit 1000 rupee notes and following further questioning it was revealed that he had obtained items producing three other forged notes at stores.