Police nab suspects of Rs. 130 million garment robbery

Sunday, 24 April 2016 - 12:49

Police+nab+suspects+of+Rs.+130+million+garment+robbery

Five persons have been arrested by the police in connection with a robbery of ready-made garments from a garment factory in Hidogama in Anuradhapura.

The suspects have stolen garments worth Rs. 130,734,446.

The main suspect of the incident was taken into custody at Andiambalama area in Katunayake last night.

The rest of the four suspects were arrested, based on the statement given by the arrested suspect.

The group of thieves broke into the garment factory on the 2nd of this month and have stolen the stock of ready-made garments.

Police also seized 15,774 ladies clothes following the robbery.

 



Rathgama double murder suspect further remanded
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 16:57

The 17 suspects of the Rathgama double murder case were remanded until March 4. The suspects were produced before Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawala... Read More

Katunayake Expressway closed until further notice
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 15:09

Katunayake Expressway closed until further notice, due to spread of smoke from a fire in the area. Read More

High court rejects indictments served by AG against Avant-Garde Chairman
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 14:51

Colombo High Court Trial at Bar rejects indictments served by AG against Avant-Garde Chairman Nissanka Senadhipathi & 7 others. Read More