Police has warned the public to exercise vigilance when renting out vehicles.
Police has received information about organized gangs that sell vehicles by preparing bogus documents. In-charge of the Police Crimes Division DIG Anura Senanayake said that the receiver’s identification should be verified when providing vehicles on rent. The Colombo Crimes Division has arrested two organized gangs that obtained vehicles on rent and sold them. The DIG said that around 25 vehicles that were sold have been recovered.