Two persons have been arrested in the Boralesgamuwa area for illegally exchanging currency under the Undiyal system.
Upon a tipoff received by the Police STF, the suspects were arrested at two locations in the Boralesgamuwa Police Division.
The suspects, aged 40 and 52, are residents of the same area.
Police stated that US $ 47,000 was found in their possession, which was estimated at Rs. 71.55 million in local currency.
The two arrested persons have been handed over to the Kirulapone Illegal Assets Investigation Division.
The STF stated that further raids will be conducted in the future with regard to such illegal acts.