Job agent busted

21 August 2010 11:07 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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 By Indika Sri Aravinda    

 

A woman who had defrauded several lakhs from persons promising jobs after posing as a close associate of Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa was arrested after an undercover operation by the police today.

 

The 52 year old woman had promised unsuspecting victims several jobs at the Sri Lanka Cricket Board, the Colombo Port and the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation through the influence of the Minister.

 

18 applications were also recovered after the suspect was arrested. The suspect is to be presented to court on Monday. (Daily Mirror online)

 

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  • Nath Saturday, 21 August 2010 02:48 PM

    Poor woman! I feel sorry for her for trusting Weerawansa. We know his mind can be changed with a glass of Thambili.

    U B Ranasinghe Sunday, 22 August 2010 04:00 AM

    Is he posing as she?

    azath Sunday, 22 August 2010 04:23 AM

    High possibility, Next step is to hand over a letter signed by the prelates to release the woman.

    Saradial Sunday, 22 August 2010 04:44 AM

    Did Victims try to get jobs in Shortcut (illegal way)?

    Regi Sunday, 22 August 2010 09:32 AM

    How come, directly or indirectly Wimal Weerawansa is always in the limelight?

    Yeti Saturday, 21 August 2010 11:15 AM

    The victims should be tied to trees for believing that Weerawansa's name(Of all people) was enough to trust this woman!!

    Dheen Saturday, 21 August 2010 11:17 AM

    Wimal Weerawansa looking for some publicity after the UN episode.

    Smart Aleck Saturday, 21 August 2010 11:35 AM

    She can now go on a "Fast Unto Death" while in Remand custody.

    Heman Saturday, 21 August 2010 12:04 PM

    No court marshl what Fun

    Dilan Saturday, 21 August 2010 12:21 PM

    I hope it comes fast

    Murshid Saturday, 21 August 2010 12:21 PM

    I suspect she was framed by someone to give publicity that the Hon. Minister is clean in all his deals. This news is good for the Gallery.

    Ajit Saturday, 21 August 2010 12:51 PM

    How can you be sure that she was only posing as a close associate maybe she is a close associate.


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