Son of Bambalapitiya businessman arrested over ‘garlic scam’

Handcuffs - Arrest by Police

The son of the businessman from Bambalapitiya who was involved in the recent ‘garlic scam’ that took place at Lanka Sathosa was arrested yesterday (22) by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The 25-year-old suspect is a resident of Bambalapitiya.

Police Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said the suspect would be charged in court for making fraudulent documents and aiding and abetting the fraud.


UPDATE – 05:15 PM:

The son of the businessman from Bambalapitiya who purchased the controversial stock of garlic from Lanka Sathosa, has been remanded until October 26 after being produced before Wattala Magistrate’s Court.

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