Gold thief arrested
By Buddhika Samaraweera
Police arrested a suspect in connection with the recent theft of gold necklaces reported in Boralesgamuwa, Piliyandala, Pamunugama, Athurugiriya and Maharagama.
This was uncovered by the Maharagama Police on 24 February during the interrogation of a suspect arrested in connection with a motorcycle theft. Police Spokesman, DIG Ajith Rohana, said the suspect was arrested in connection with a motorcycle theft that had taken place in the Meegoda Police Division.
The 44-year-old suspect is a resident of Pannipitiya and Battaramulla. DIG Rohana further said the gold necklaces have been found and that the Police were conducting further investigations.