Person arrested for engaging in foreign employment racket
Officers of the Foreign Employment Bureau’s Special Investigation Unit arrested a person who obtained money in return for jobs in Japan, while posing as a Secretary of Foreign Employment promotion Minister Thalatha Athukorale.
The suspect has collected a sum of 40 thousand rupees from a person.
A communiqué issued by the foreign Employment Bureau stated that this person has posed as a minister’s secretary via SMS messages and telephone calls.
The arrested suspect was produced before Kandy Magistrate court and has been remanded until the 7th of this month.
The Foreign Employment Bureau’s communiqué further requests the public to inform details of such racketeers to the contact number: