Man who duped students arrested

A suspect, who duped several students for thousands of Rupees promising to send them overseas, has been arrested by the Colombo police fraud bureau.

The police media unit said that the suspect was arrested last evening in Colpetty following investigations launched by the fraud bureau.

Between the year 2003 and 2007 the suspect had duped over 26 students promising to send them to several European countries including England.

However he had subsequently gone missing with the money. The suspect is to be produced in court today.