Mahinda Kahanda Gamage arrested

Arrest by Police

Self-Employed Persons Federation’s President Mahinda Kahanda Gamage has been arrested by the Fraud Investigation Unit of the Wellawatte police, this afternoon.

The police said the suspect was arrested following a complaint lodged with the Police Headquarters on 19 January.

According to the police, Kahanda Gamage has allegedly swindled money of hundreds of mobile vendors whose money was collected daily as a tax. The suspect has not also maintained a detailed account of records, it was reported.

(Ada Derana)