Iranian couple couldn’t make it to Finland
Illegal migrants arrested in Sri Lanka
A young Iranian couple who attempted to migrate illegally to Finland through Sri Lanka were fined Rs.300,000 each by Minuwangoda Magistrate Sheelani Chaturangi Perera. They had been arrested at the Katunayake Airport by the CID and produced in court.
An official of the Iranian Embassy paid the fine on behalf of the suspects. The magistrate ordered the Immigration and Emigration official to deport them through the Mirihana Transit Camp.
Sergeant 51751 Fernando , PC 70828 Karunatilleka of the CID produced the suspects in court and made submissions for the state.