Sri Lankan Immigration and Emigration Officials stated that,”73 Indians have been arrested by the Sri Lankan authorities for violating visa norms this year”.
On Saturday, a total of 49 Indian Nationals were arrested from a factory in Matugama, about 60 km from Colombo”.
The Indian Nationals were living beyond visa expiry.
Last month, 24 Indians, who were employed in a factory at Ingiriya, were arrested for staying beyond their visa term.
Currently those arrested have been sent to the immigration detention centre.
Upon completing the necessary formalities they will be sent back to India.