A Maldivian National, who was attempting to smuggle out counterfeit US dollar notes worth Rs.13.6 million, was arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) officials attached to the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning, Police said.
They said the fake notes were found concealed in the trouser of the 49-year-old suspect.
The PNB had handed over the suspect to the Airport Crime Investigation Division. (Darshana Sanjeewa and T.K.G. Kapila)