Six Chinese beggars were arrested in Colombo after it was revealed that they were residing in the country on tourist visas, the police said.
An official from the police media unit said that the beggars were arrested near the Fort Railway Station and produced before a Magistrate’s court.
According to investigations, the six Chinese individuals had been residing in a rented house in Colombo and had entered the country on tourist visas.
The beggars were fined Rs.100 each by the Magistrate’s Court. Investigations are ongoing.