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* Six Indian nationals arrested in Sri Lanka for violating immigration and emigration regulations
Mon, Mar 10, 2014, 10:16 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 10, Colombo: Police at Sri Lanka's Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake today arrested six Indian nationals for violating visa immigration and emigration regulations.

They have stayed in Sri Lanka without visa, the police said. The documents they have produced to the Immigration and Emigration Department found to be false.

They were arrested following an investigation by the Colombo Fraud Investigation Bureau, police said.

The Indian nationals have submitted the false documents aiming to work in a factory in Sri Lanka.

The arrested persons are of the age between 22 and 35 years, police said. They have been detained under detention orders for questioning.

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