It is reported that Matara Division Women and Children Bureau officers have arrested a man who was acting as a security officer at the Peradeniya flower garden and extorting women.
A woman who came to visit the Peradeniya Botanical Garden had arranged to keep some of the flower plants she had bought there in the security cell until she came to see the flower garden. to give.
The concerned woman gave her phone number to the security officer and the friendly security officer talked to her for a short time on the phone and said that he is suffering from cancer. To prove that it is true, a photo of the concerned person with a nurse was also sent via WhatsApp. Says there is. The woman, who appeared as the nurse in the photo, also told Maia on a phone call that the security guard was a cancer patient and that he had only a short time to live and to make him happy.
Later, the security officer repeatedly asked for photos from the woman who bought the flowers and arranged to send the photos sent to her husband’s phone. Her husband was also given frequent phone calls and threatened to release the photos sent on social media. It is reported that ransom has been threatened.
It is said that investigations have revealed that this person has pressured about 20 other women to get extortion money.
It is reported that the concerned couple, who were threatened, informed Varuni Bogahawatta, Station Officer of the Children and Women’s Bureau in charge of Matara Division, about the incident and the suspect was arrested while in a house in Haloluwa area of Kandy – Katugastota.
It is stated that investigations related to this large-scale extortion will be carried out under the supervision of Senior Superintendent of Police Pandula Weerasinghe in charge of Matara division.