Police has arrested two suspects with Rs. 1.8 million cash they mugged during a heist that took place in Ambalangoda.
Suspects were produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate and remanded till September 05th.
A woman was mugged when she went to deposit money at a state bank. She was crossing the road to the bank after getting off a three-wheeler driven by a relative when a person on a motorbike robbed her purse.
Police said the related man was involved in the crime. Upon questioning he has said a friend from Ja-Ela had helped him.
The friend has deposited Rs. 660,000 into two banks and the rest of the cash were found in his possession.