Man impersonating Policeman arrested

Man impersonating Policeman arrested

A 36-year-old man has been arrested in Pannipitiya yesterday (15) for impersonating a Police officer.

The arrest was made by the Western Province South Crimes Division on charges of impersonating a Police Sub- Inspector (SI).

According to the Police, the suspect is reported to have carried a fake identity card posing as a SI and had engaged in various crimes and fraudulent activities.

The suspect who is a resident of Rakwana will be produced before the Maharagama Magistrate’s Court today (16) and will be charged under the Penal Code and the Police Ordinance.