Wellawatte resident arrested for operating sex trafficking ring

Wellawatte resident arrested for operating sex trafficking ring

Wellawatte resident arrested for operating sex trafficking ring

Written by Zulfick Farzan

20 Jul, 2021 | 11:25 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); A 31-year-old male from Wellawatte was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department on Monday (19) for human trafficking.

Police Spokesperson Senior DIG Ajith Rohana speaking to News 1st said a 36-year-old female from Uzbekistan had been brought to Sri Lanka in 2020.

However, she was used as part of a sex trafficking operation.

The Police Spokesperson said a complaint was filed by the International Organization for Migration and it was directed to the Criminal Investigations Department.

Investigations revealed that the suspect’s wife is from Uzbekistan and currently serving time in prison for committing the same offense several years ago.

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