Two arrested in Central Java for buying cigarettes with fake bills

first_imgThe Gemolong Police in Sragen, Central Java, have arrested two men for allegedly using counterfeit money.The suspects, identified as Klaten residents Untung Wahono, 38, and Tulasono, 42, were arrested after buying a pack of cigarettes at a stall in Warungurip village, Gemolong, on Tuesday afternoon.“We apprehended them following a report from a citizen,” Gemolong Police chief Adj. Comr. I Ketut Putra said on Wednesday, as quoted by According to the report, Untung and Tulasono used a Rp 100,000 (US$6.81) bill to buy a pack of cigarettes. The stall owner suspected that the money was counterfeit and refused to accept it. They later paid with a Rp 20,000 banknote.Read also: Counterfeit money seized at PSBB checkpoint, suspects were on the way to shamanThe two men allegedly went to another nearby stall. Ketut said the owner of the first stall told the stall owner that the men had tried to use apparently counterfeit money.Police investigators seized Rp 3.1 million in counterfeit Rp 100,000 banknotes and a motorcycle in the case.“The suspects told investigators that they obtained the fake bills from Yogyakarta,” said Ketut.Poilce charged them under Article 36 Paragraph 3 of Law No. 7/2011 on currency, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. (aly)Topics :last_img read more

BiH beat Switzerland 80-61 in FIBA Women EuroBasket 2021 Qualifier

first_imgBosnia and Herzegovina’s (BiH’s) basketball women team beat Switzerland 80-61 in the second round of FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2021 Qualifiers on Sunday in Sarajevo.In the first minutes of the first quarter, Jonquel Jones from the host team scores first points, bringing 4-points lead to BiH team, but the visiting team evened the result after one minute. The rest of the first quarter was an even play by both teams, but with lots of lost balls and misses on both sides. The first quarter ended 21-11 for the host team.The second quarter was opened by the more defense play by Switzerland team, scoring first points in the first minutes and several three-points. Marica Gajic and Jonquel Jones from the host team showed defense play in the second quarter which ended 27-18 for the host team.The third quarter brought fast game by both teams, and more defensive play by the visiting team ending 24-22.The fourth quarter saw the slow play by both teams, ending 8-10 for the visiting team.Jonquel Jones scored a game high-26 points for BiH team, while Alexia Rol had 17 points for Switzerland.(Photo: read more