Adarsha Karandana arrested over extortion charges | Daily News

Adarsha Karandana arrested over extortion charges

Adarsha Karandana said to be the partner of Prof. Ashu Marasinghe, was arrested yesterday (11) evening by the Computer  Crime Investigation Division of the Criminal Investigation Department.

A senior police officer said Adarsha was arrested yesterday evening at around 5.40 p.m. after she was grilled by the Computer Crimes Division.

A senior police officer stated that she was arrested in connection with an investigation carried out by the division based on a complaint made by Prof.Ashu Marasinghe to the Criminal Investigation Department.

Prof. Marasinghe had made a complaint to the CID that the suspect was trying to extort Rs.100 million from him. Prof. Marasinghe has also informed the Criminal Investigation Department that she threatened to release a video if Prof.Marasinghe does not give the money to her.

The Computer Crime Investigation Division stated that she has been arrested for having made an obscene statement as well as attempting to extort money of Rs.100 million through intimidation.


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