Suspect arrested for extorting money from woman befriended via FB

A suspect has been arrested for extorting money from a woman he befriended via Facebook.

The Police said that the 28 year old man had befriended the women and obtained nude photographs of her.

He had later threatened to publish the photographs online and demanded money.

Following a complaint that was made the man and another woman were arrested by criminal investigators and handed over to the Mirihana Police.

It was revealed that they had extorted over Rs. 2 million from the victim.

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