Suspect arrested for posing as a President's Counsel

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:33 AM Apr 2 2021
Local Suspect arrested for posing as a President's Counsel

Police have arrested a 38-year-old individual in Borella for extorting money while posing as a President's Counsel and a Western Provincial Councillor.

The suspect is a resident of Baseline Road, Borella.

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspect obtained money with the promise of providing land, houses and employment opportunities. 

A stamp bearing his name as the President's Counsel and a member of the Western Provincial Council was found in his possession.

The suspect will be produced in court today (02).

Borella Police are conducting further investigations into the matter.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:33 AM Apr 2 2021

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