A Polish national has been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport for attempting to leave for France using a forged passport.
Police said the 35-year-old man had attempted to flee when immigration officials were preparing to arrest the individual.
He is also accused of breaking an ATM machine in Weligama in 2019.
Police said the individual has been remanded until the 21st of this month after he was produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court.
The Criminal Investigation Department is conducting further investigations.