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Criminal Investigation Department officers arrested twelve Sri Lankan nationals last morning while they were attempting to travel to Canada with forged visa.

The suspects aged between 21 and 55 with five women and seven men arrested at the airport departure lounge. They were residents of Kiribathgoda, Nugegoda, Mawanella, Alawathugoda, Kegalle and Polgahawela areas.

The suspects were produced to the Negombo Magistrate yesterday. Eleven of them were released on bail. One woman was ordered to be remanded till September 29 for organising the illegal attempt. (T.K.G. Kapila)

  Comments - 6

  • Jude Thursday, 17 September 2020 10:50 AM

    Hey attempt to go somewhere else!??'Coz Canada COVID is out of control !! Yeah!!

    Sid Thursday, 17 September 2020 02:00 PM

    Covid is under control in Canada. The Canadian Govt is doing a good job

    Milinda Thursday, 17 September 2020 10:59 AM

    Are they personal connected to the underworld or drug dealers? It also can be personal connected to the unscrupulous politicians.

    Ravindra De Silva Thursday, 17 September 2020 11:58 AM

    Not a good sign

    Ketheesh Waran Thursday, 17 September 2020 01:49 PM

    Airport is closed due to Covid-19 for the Sri Lankans to return home but opened for those want to travel with forged visa. It only shows that Sri Lanka is great

    Kula Thursday, 17 September 2020 05:45 PM

    I don't blame people leaving to live in a developed first world country like Canada. Poverty

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