Two arrested over a vehicle racket

2020-10-26 at 11:06

Two persons have been arrested from Ruwanwella and Imbulgoda for allegedly re-selling vehicles purchased on lease, by changing the engine and chassis numbers.

Police said the duo was engaged in the racket by purchasing a large number of vehicles from car sales.

Following integrations, police has uncovered that the suspects had sold three three-wheelers and a lorry.

The suspects aged 38 and 58, are residents of Ruwanwella and Imbulgoda.

The duo is scheduled to be produced before the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Court today.

The Anti-Vice Unit of the Western Province-South is conducting further investigations.