Asian held with fake currency in Oman

Muscat - 

An Asian man has been arrested on the charges of counterfeiting Omani currency.

The arrest was made by officials from the Criminal Investigations Department at Muscat Police Command.

An ROP official said that a special team acted on a tip-off and arrested the person while he was trying to deposit fake currency into a cash deposit machine in Ma’abela, Seeb.

The accused has been referred to the judicial authorities to complete the investigation, the official added.

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