Hirunews Logo
138+arrested+for+using+the+name+of+the+president+to+carryout+fraudulent+acts
Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 19:24
138 arrested for using the name of the president to carryout fraudulent acts
7,192

Views
Police will take stern action against those who engage in fraudulent acts by using the name of the President and his family members.

Issuing a communiqué Presidential data and statistics division stated that 368 such complaints have been reported to the special unit established under the DIG.

These culprits have used the name of the President and his family members to intimidate and threaten individuals and to carry out financial frauds.

138 individuals have been arrested and investigations are underway to arrest 39 others.

Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that a special programme is underway to prevent such malicious activities in the future.

 
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Sri Lanka hit by adverse weather
Thursday, 07 December 2017 - 15:17
Sri Lanka's weather pattern has changed a lot now.Experts say it is a result of climate change.Over the last few days, many parts of the island were affected... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
19 Views
6,261 Views
5,950 Views
13,554 Views
243 Views
7,780 Views
Top