July 06, Colombo: During a special 24-hour operation on Sunday, Sri Lanka Police have arrested 57 suspects, who were wanted for financial fraud complaints received by the Fraud investigation unit of the Western Province.
Among the arrested suspects were nine women and 48 men, who were involved in 70 crimes such as money laundering, breach of trust, forgery, and polygamy.
The total financial value of the crimes resolved as a result of the arrest of these suspects is Rs.108,470,356.
In addition to these suspects, the financial fraud unit arrested another 13 people for evading arrest warrants.
All the suspects are to be produced before the respective courts today.
The arrests have been made under the direction of Senior DIG of the Western Province Deshabandu Tennakoon.