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Monday, 16 September 2019 - 10:29
An individual who sold false gem stones taken into custody in Kurunegala
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An individual who was selling bits of plastic saying they were gem stones has been taken into custody in Kurunegala.

During a raid carried out by the Kurunegala Police based on a tip-off received that gems were being sold saying that they had been obtained from a treasure in the Kurunegala – Bamunawela area, the Police Media Spokesman’s office said that one suspect has been arrested.

During questioning of the suspect it was revealed that he had obtained them from a treasure at a land in Giriulla.

Based on a statement made by the suspect that there were other treasures at the same place, the Kurunegala Police inspected the land and discovered four seated Buddha Statues and a broken brass lamp and took into custody two more suspects.

According to the Police Media Spokesman’s office, the suspects who were arrested are residents of Dambadeniya and Yatigaloluwa. 

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