Ring engaged in mobile phone extortion racket nabbed by Mirihana Police

Ring engaged in mobile phone extortion racket nabbed by Mirihana Police

Ring engaged in mobile phone extortion racket nabbed by Mirihana Police

Written by Staff Writer

13 May, 2014 | 8:51 am

Four persons allegedly connected to money extortion via mobile phones have been arrested by the Special Crimes Investigation Unit of the Mirihana Police.

Police said that DIG – Colombo South received over ten complaints regarding such money extortion from various people.

The money had been obtained by usinge names of members of the underworld.

The arrested were an eighteen-year-old couple, an owner of a mobile service providing company and a mistress of a prison inmate who is at the Mahara Prison.

It has been revealed that this racket has been steered by two prison inmates at the Mahara Prison.

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