Romeo nabbed over cheating women of money, properties

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By Darshana Sanjeewa

A 37-year-old man, who allegedly cheated several women and taken their money and properties after making relationships through social media and marriage proposals, had been arrested at Lunugama, Pugoda on Tuesday, the Police said.


They said the Mirihana Special Crimes Investigation Unit launched an investigation to arrest the suspect after complaints by two women. The complainants said that money, a laptop and a car had been defrauded by two women from Mirihana and Kalutara respectively. The suspect, a resident of Pugoda, developed relationships with several women through social media and marriage proposals published in newspapers.


According to the Police in the Mirihana woman’s case, after establishing the relationship with the woman, he had allegedly taken Rs. 123,000 in cash, a laptop
 and a car. The Police said that the suspect had also cheated on another woman in Kalutara and had taken Rs. 120,000 in cash from her.


The Police said that they had recovered the laptop and the car from the suspect during the arrest. They said the suspect would be produced in the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court.

 

According to the Police in the Mirihana woman’s case, after establishing the relationship with the woman, he had allegedly taken Rs. 123,000 in cash, a laptop and a car.

 

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