CID arrests suspect with money sent by criminal Dharmasiri Perera

A suspect was arrested in Dharmarama Road of Ratmalana yesterday by the CID under the offences of money laundering, provided to him by famous criminal Dharmasiri Perera, stated Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana today.

The CID seized Rs. 136 million in the bank account of the 27-year-old suspect, and further investigations had revealed that the money had been transferred to him by famous criminal Dharmasiri Perera, who is operating from the United Arab Emirates to conduct various criminal offences in Sri Lanka.

The spokesman revealed that another suspect had been arrested previously with Rs. 190 million sent from Dharmasiri Perera and CID investigations showed that Rs. 136 million had been transferred from that account to the account of the person arrested yesterday.