'Fraudster' arrested | Daily News


'Fraudster' arrested

A suspect was arrested by the Kadawatha Police for allegedly defrauding some parents by promising to help admit their children for grade one classes in five schools in the Kelaniya Education zone and later absconded recently.

He was later produced before the Mahara Magistrate and remanded till February 11. The suspect was earlier caught by a resident in Heiyanthuduwa named Vasantha Pushpakumara and handed over to the police.

The suspect who is a three wheeler driver had cheated the parents by claiming to be a close friend of the Eduction Minister's private secretary and saying he could use his influence to get the children admitted.

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