The Police had been able to confiscate the documents, photocopies and the identity cards in his possession issued from various countries when he was taken into custody by a by a Special Detection Unit during a raid conducted following a tip off received by the North Central Province Senior DIG, Ravi Wijegunawardana.
The suspect resided in Sri Lanka by the name Hamza Jamaldeen and had traveled to the Northern Province from time to time. The Police suspect the person to be an intelligence officer working for an Indian Intelligence agency.
According to the identity card in his possession, he was 44 years of age and he had gone abroad with a false passport. Initial reports revealed that the suspect had obtained a Sri Lankan passport after claiming that his original passport was destroyed.
When questioned, he had said that he came from Kerala State in India in 1995 and had served in a hotel in Technical junction and thereafter in some hotels in Vavuniya , Jaffna junction in Anuradhapura and Parasangaswewa.
Several documents, including forged identity cards were found in the suspects possession. The suspect had also travelled to many foreign countries during the time period. (Daily Mirror)