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Monday, 23 May 2016 - 8:09
15 arrested for looting in houses hit by floods and landslides
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Fifteen people were arrested for looting in flood-hit houses after the owners abandoned them.

Colombo North Division SSP Ajith Rohana said they were found robbing in Wellampitiya, Grandpass and Peliyagoda areas.

It is revealed that the arrested people are mostly drug addicts.

The Disaster Management Center stated that 506 houses were totally destroyed during this disaster period. Over 4000 houses were partially damaged.

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