Embassy official arrested over human trafficking to Oman remanded


The third secretary of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Oman, E. Kushan who was arrested earlier today (Nov.29) in connection with the human trafficking ring, has been placed behind bars on remand until December 13.

He was produced before Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court after the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers arrested him upon arriving at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake early this morning. Following his arrest, the suspect was taken to the Human Trafficking, Smuggling Investigation, and Maritime Crime Investigation Division of the CID.

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