5 suspects arrested with counterfeit notes


A woman and 4 other persons were arrested with 20 counterfeit 2000 rupee notes and 6 counterfeit 5000 rupee notes last evening.


According to the police media spokesman’s office, the suspects were arrested while they were travelling in a van along Kurunegala – Kandy road.


The van was subjected to an emergency search upon a tip-off received by the Kurunegala Police.


The arrested suspects will be produced before Kurunegala Magistrate courts today.