The STF arrested an individual attempting to transfer 50,000 Euros overseas via the ‘Undiyal’ system at Pepiliyana in Boralesgamuwa.
The foreign currency, all in 100 Euro notes, was worth approximately Rs 18.69 million. The suspect has been identified as a 53-year-old Punchi Borella resident.
According to the STF, the offence falls under the category of money laundering. The suspect was turned over to the Kirulapone Illegal Assets Investigation Division for further investigation.