The police have filed a lawsuit against two men on suspicion of using counterfeit money in Yamethin on 15 December, the police source said yesterday.
When interrogated, Kyaw Lwin Oo,33, bought a cow for 385000 kyat from U Maung Thein, 35 and money was paid by cash with 77 bank notes of 5000 kyat. U Maung Thein checked the money and found out that the money were counterfeit and informed the police.
During interrogation, Kyaw Lwin said that he received counterfeit money from a person after sold out his cow and received 139 bank notes of 5000 kyat in Pinlaung township, Shan State, two week ago, And, Kyaw Lwin kept 62 bank notes of 5000kyat at home of Ko Zaw (a) Zaw Latt, 34.
The local police station has filed a lawsuit against both of them.
Zaw Win Aung (Yamethin)