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Saturday, 16 August 2014 - 19:24
138 arrested for using the name of the president to carryout fraudulent acts
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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.

 
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