Attempt to migrate to Algeria: Three arrested with fake visas

Published : 9:08 am  October 17, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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By Darshana Sanjeewa  

Three locals were arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officials at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) this morning while attempting to migrate to Algeria using fake visas.  

Police said two more suspects were also arrested on charges of aiding and abetting the suspects in their illegal act.  

The arrested suspects, aged between 22 and 37, were identified as residents of Point Pedro, Mannar and Wattala.  

Police said they would be produced in the Negombo Magistrate’s Court.