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Friday, 01 April 2016 - 8:04
Three arrested in connection to death of six in Angunakolapelessa
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The Mirihana Special Crimes Operation Unit arrested three suspects yesterday involved in a number of crimes including the killing of six persons at Dikwewa in Angunakolapelessa in 1997.

The suspects arrested in Malabe, Rajagiriya and Battaramulla are residents of Tangalla, Battaramulla and Malabe, police say.

It is believed that in addition to homicides these suspects are associated with crimes including the burglary of 30.5 million worth jewellery from a Wellawatta jewelry shop and entering a state bank i and a heist of more than 100 million rupee worth jewelry.

The police media spokesman’s office said that the police had apprehended a micro pistol, a magazine, a hybrid car as well as a motorbike from their possession.

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