Individual arrested at BIA over foreign employment issue

Individual arrested at BIA over foreign employment issue

Individual arrested at BIA over foreign employment issue

Written by Staff Writer

04 Jul, 2016 | 5:32 pm

An individual was arrested for attempting to send a woman overseas for employment purposes on a tourist visa.

The Sri Lanka Bureau for Foreign Employment said that the suspect was arrested at the Katunayake International Airport as he attempted to send a woman from the Dodangoda area, to Qatar, for employment purposes. Initial investigations revealed that the 31 year old suspect, a resident of Wellampitiya, had charged a fee of Rs.275 000 from the woman.

The Foreign Employment Bureau said that the suspect was produced before court, and released on a cash bail of Rs.10,000  and a surety of  Rs.100 000.

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