Held for issuing fake driving licences | Daily News

Held for issuing fake driving licences

Udawalawa Police raided a house at Karametiaara which was used to issue fake driving licences at exorbitant rates. The Police said they found two bogus rubber stamps bearing the name of the Ratnapura District Commissioner of Motor Traffic and a date stamp, two National Identity Cards (NICs), two bogus driving licences, 15 applications for driving licences and 78 milligrammes of heroin at the house.

The suspect who is the owner of the house is also a bus conductor. He has been taken into police custody. The Police said he is a drug addict and he had run this illegal business to find money to buy drugs. Udawalawa Police are investigating.