Police seek public assistance to locate stolen motor bikes, tuks

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 25 2020

Sri Lanka Police is seeking public assistance to locate stolen motorcycles and three-wheelers in the Western Province.

Sri Lanka Police have launched a special operation to find stolen three-wheelers and motorcycles in the Western Province between 2019 and 2020, said the Office of the Senior DIG in charge of the Western Province.

The Police say that information has come to light that stolen motorcycles and three-wheelers have already been sold to various persons by forging documents and changing their appearance and colour.

 It is the responsibility of the owner to verify the legitimacy of the three-wheeler or motorcycle used by them, and it is a criminal offence to use a stolen motorcycle or three-wheeler knowingly or unknowingly, the Police further said.

The following telephone number can be contacted to obtain further information:

Director/Colombo Crimes Division: 071-859 1727

Director/Western-North Crime Division: 071 -859 2167

Director/Western-South Crime Division: 071- 859 2279

Office of Senior DIG/ Western Province: 0777-128 128/011 2-013060

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Sep 25 2020

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