A Russian national has been arrested in Negombo with fake US dollars, the police media unit said today.
The Russian was arrested at a hotel in Negombo last evening with the fake currency notes.
According to the police, the foreigner had seven fake 50 US dollar notes in his possession at the time of the arrest.
The Russian is to be produced in court later today.
The Negombo police are conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)