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CID arrest businessman’s son over garlic scam

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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested a son of businessman from Bambalapitiya in connection with the garlic scam that took place at Lanka Sathosa.

Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said the 25-year-old suspect, a resident of Bambalapitiya was arrested yesterday.

He is the son of the businessman who fraudulently purchased garlic from Lanka Sathosa, the police spokesman said.

The spokesman said the suspect would be charged in courts for making fraudulent documents and aiding and abetting to the fraud.

  Comments - 10

  • Kikazaru Saturday, 23 October 2021 10:54 AM

    Passing the buck. This is amusing. It is more like a game of rugby. Finally a dummy and the matter closed. Arrest the minister and not pawns.

    VJ Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:06 AM

    When are you going to arrest the mastermind Bandulla?

    AB Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:09 AM

    But we strongly believe all these guys are just members, ring leader,political authority runs the show behind the screen,if he is honest, dedicated and committed to the duty, a scam of this magnitude never be able to happen

    N SENA Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:30 AM


    Aquarius Saturday, 23 October 2021 11:44 AM

    This is the very last loop in the long chain and the big fish are happy to sacrifice these "battas". Arrest the leaders and put them behind bars - not just arresting them. We need to rid of these pests feeding on peoples lives.

    siva Saturday, 23 October 2021 01:02 PM

    What Rev.Cardinal accusing seems exactly true regarding Easter Sunday mayhem, they are beating around the bush without arresting Bandula

    Cugan Saturday, 23 October 2021 01:29 PM

    He was arrested under the charges of opportunity,how about selling car permits,arrest the buyer

    roobarbie Saturday, 23 October 2021 01:44 PM

    Next time, wait to hear that it is this man's baby son that was doodling with the contract document and altered the contract terms unknowingly. Crooks! Decendants of the man that climbed the "kitul tree"!

    MN Saturday, 23 October 2021 04:06 PM

    Political man may be saying "Malli,go to remand for two weeks,then catch the best lawyer out of garlic earnings , it is nothing for billions of rupees earned, in the meantime politico uses connections to vanish evidence, after three,four hearings courts throw the case,and honorable AG withdraws indictments,then politico send CID behind media,who gave prominence to the case

    Garlic man Sunday, 24 October 2021 11:59 AM

    So many people were arrested, but the garlic is not yet arrested. Garlic and money is already in their bank accounts.

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