Couple arrested for fraud

A couple in Rajagiriya have been arrested for deceiving several people and obtaining money after promising to send them overseas.
The police media unit said that a lady was arrested from Lake Gardens yesterday based on a complaint received by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD).
Her husband, who was also wanted for fraud, had surrendered to the CCD today, the police media unit said.
They had obtained over Rs. 7.3 million from the people who they had promised to send overseas.
The CCD is conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)