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Nude picture blackmailer nabbed

A man who had allegedly taken nude pictures of a woman in Matara and threatened to publish them if she failed to comply with his advances was arrested by officers of the Matara Police Children’s and Women’s Bureau on October 8 afternoon.

This follows a complaint made to Matara police by the woman on October 6. Police arrested the suspect by tactfully luring him to the Matara sea beach. Police said the suspect, (37) is a resident of Walasmulla.

Investigations revealed that the suspect is wanted for sexually abusing a woman.

He had a sex stimulant and some birth control pills at the time of a arrest. He was produced before the Matara Magistrate on October 9. Investigations are continuing.