Wanduramba OIC arrested for extortion of Rs. 1 Mn

Wanduramba OIC arrested for extortion of Rs. 1 Mn

Written by Amani Nilar

28 Oct, 2021 | 12:07 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Chief Inspector of the Waduramba Police has been arrested yesterday (27) in connection with a case of intimidating a person and extorting Rs. 1 million.

Police stated that a person in the Padukka area had visited the Waduramba area with an advance of Rs. 1 million to purchase a vehicle on an agreement reached with another.

Investigations have revealed that the person who took the money had been intimidated and the money had been stolen.

A special Police team had commenced an investigation into a complaint received regarding this incident, and it has been revealed that the money laundering incident was pre-planned with a fraudulent intention, by the Police OIC of the Waduramba Police Crimed Division.

The Chief Inspector was subsequently arrested following investigations.

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