The police had arrested a couple alleged of entering a gold jewelry shop in Nugegoda pretending to buy jewels and stealing two gold bangles.
The identity of the two was confirmed through CCTV images. The theft had occurred last 27th and the two were apprehended while in Minuwangoda area.
An amount of 25k which was in possession with the suspects has been confiscated.
According to the Police Media Spokesman’s Office another person who, through further investigations was identified as one who bought their jewelry, was also arrested.