Fake lover arrested in Nugegoda

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) arrested a man today after he had allegedly duped a woman in Ambalangoda by taking money from her with the promise of marrying her.

According to the police media unit, the man had taken Rs. 700,00 from the lady but had later gone missing.

The woman had lodged a complaint with the office of the police IGP and investigations were subsequently launched.

The suspect was arrested this morning near St. John’s College in Nugegoda, the police media unit said.

The police said that a motorbike in his possession was also seized. He is a 32 year old resident of Kottikawatte. (Colombo Gazette)