A registrar of births, deaths and marriages in Munwatta Walapane who
had allowed an individual to marry six women by registering the six
marriages from time to time was apprehended by police on Monday.
He was produced before Nuwara Eliya District Judge and Magistrate
Saman G. Kariyawasam and remanded till March 3.
Police said investigations revealed that the suspect registrar had
registered the six marriages within a period of five years. Police are
looking for the suspect romeo who had escaped from the area. A majority
of women who had fallen prey to this trap are garment factory workers.