2 Sinhala men posing as policemen arrested in Jaffna

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 09 November 2010, 11:51 GMT]
Two Sinhala men posing as policemen forcibly collected thousands of rupees from the Tamil villagers in Meesaalai West in Jaffna. The men were arrested and produced by police before Chaavakachcheari magistrate Manickavasagar Ganesharajah Monday. The two men have been placed in remand prison till 15 November.

A lawyer’s wife in Meesaalai had informed her husband that two strangers were demanding money and Chaavakachcheari police alerted by the lawyer had arrested the two imposters.

The two Sinhala men had been demanding money for Sinhala children in Anuradapura whom they claimed had suffered in the war.

The two men are from Negombo, the police said.


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