A bank employee at the Hatton National Bank (HNB) branch in Thimbirigasyaya was arrested after withdrawing over Rs.2.5 lakhs from an account of a Sri Lankan doctor living in the U.S.

The suspect had applied for and received an ATM card using false documents and had withdrawn a total amount of Rs.265,350. He was arrested by the Fraud Investigations Bureau (FIB) today, after his picture had been taken at the HNB ATM in Thalawathugoda. He will be presented at the Magistrate’s Court tomorrow.