Lankan refugee held

Rameswaram (TN), February 28:A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee was arrested here today for allegedly cheating fellow refugees to the tune of several thousands of rupees.

Police said Satheesh alias Kumar, hailing from Mannar in Sri Lanka, had collected money from the refugees in various camps by promising to send them to other states and also for arranging for their medical treatment.

He was arrested early this morning at the Mandapam refugee camp near here and remanded to judicial custody for 15 days, police said.