Motorcycle thefts on the rise
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana, said six motorcycles were stolen in Embilipitiya, Kurunegala, Katugastota, Mt Lavinia, Puttalam and Koswatte areas in 24 hours.
Statistics show a tendency to steal motorcycles and Police investigations point to organised crime gangs and drug dependants as the leading cause for these thefts. Further investigations are underway, he said.
He also urged the public to be wary of such activities and to take precautions from becoming victim to such crimes. (TF)