A Chinese national who was staying in the country without a valid Visa was arrested by Police in Aegaloya, Bulathsinhala, last night.

Police Media Unit said the 49-year-old suspect was taken into custody based on a tip-off. Police also found 36 strips of Wallapatta, a small Buddha statue and several gem stones from the suspect’s possession.

The suspect is due to be produced before the Mathugama Magistrate today.