Residents of Manana area in Ingiriya caught and trashed two suspected gold chain robbers before handing them over to the police along with the vehicle they arrived in yesterday.
The suspects were accused of robbing gold chains by showing firearms.
One of them were rushed to the Ingiriya hospital due to assault injuries.
A firearm, five bullets and a sharp knife was found in their possession.
The suspects are residents of Athuraliya and Homagama areas.