The Special Task Force has seized high-tech treasure hunting equipment.
The Police Media unit stated that this equipment was found in the vicinity of the Anuradhapura 2nd Mile Post Junction yesterday.
The police said the equipment could be used to identify metallic substances buried underground.
Police investigations have revealed that the equipment had been rented out to treasure-hunters for a sum 75,000 rupees.
The police have also found that the market value of the equipment is about 3.3 million rupees.