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Veteran singer’s wife arrested for gold jewellery scam


The wife of a veteran singer named Hasini Nilakshi Ratnayake who is alleged to have been involved in a gold jewellery scam was taken into custody after she surrendered to Police through her lawyer today.

The 32-year-old woman was employed at a state bank from November 11, 2012 to April 22, 2016 and the manager of the bank had lodged a complaint with the Tangalle Police on May 19, 2016 regarding a Rs. 1,280,000 gold jewellery scam said to have taken place during that period.

The suspect had been employed in the pawning unit of the bank at the time. 

She is charged under the public property act.