Suspects arrested for extorting money from monk

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 9:48 AM Apr 7 2021
Local Suspects arrested for extorting money from monk

Two individuals have been arrested for attempting to extort Rs. 2.5 million from a monk at a temple in Moratuwa yesterday (06).

The Colombo Organized Crime Division arrested the duo when they had visited the monk to receive an initial sum of Rs. 500,000.

The suspects will be produced before the Moratuwa Magistrate's Court today (07).

Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana added that the Colombo Organized Crime Division is conducting an investigation into the incident.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 9:48 AM Apr 7 2021

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