Visa violations: 23 Indian nationals arrested

Visa violations: 23 Indian nationals arrested

Twenty-three Indian nationals were arrested yesterday (14) by investigation officers of the Department of Immigration and Emigration, said Assistant Controller of Investigations of the Department, M.G.V. Kariyawasam.

He added that nine of the arrested individuals were engaged in astrology and nine others were involved in the textile business. Five others were also involved in carpentry, he said. The arrests took place yesterday morning.

"They were arrested from the Colombo 11 and 12 areas. The arrests took place on the instructions of the Controller General of the Department. Further investigations will be carried out with regard to these arrests," he said.

(Ceylon Today)

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