Ten Indians held in Sri Lanka for violating immigration rules

Last Updated: Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 21:14

Colombo: At least ten Indian nationals have been arrested by Sri Lankan authorities for allegedly violating immigration regulations.
The immigration and emigration controller Chulananda
Perera confirmed to the PTI the arrest of the Indians but
refused to give further details as the investigations are
still underway.

"Investigations are going on. I cannot say anything
until they are over" he said.
The ten Indians were residing in Matale, central hill
country and selling sarees which are believed to be imported
illegally. Suspects were taken in to custody on the charge of
violating immigration regulations officials said.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 21:14

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