Police have arrested an individual who attempted to marry a woman in Manampitiya, by impersonating a Police officer.
The individual arrested by the Polonnaruwa Crimes Investigation Unit is a 34-year-old Army soldier from Seeppukulama.
A uniform with the badges of the Chief Inspector of Police, a photograph of him wearing uniform and two counterfeit Rs.5,000 notes were found in the suspect’s possession.
He is due to be produced before the Polonnaruwa Magistrate’s Court today.
Statements were also recorded from the girl involved in the incident, while further investigations are being conducted by the Polonnaruwa Divisional Crime Investigation Division.