388 suspects have been placed under arrest up until today this year, based on charges of treasure hunting & illegal possession of artifacts.
According to Police Media Spokesperson SP Ajith Rohana these individuals had been culled during 107 raids.
Out of this number 38 suspects have been arrested for the illegal possession of artifacts.
498 suspects have been arrested over 220 incidents during the year 2011.
A sum of rupees 26 million one hundred and 37 thousand rupees has been levied as fines.
The police media spokesperson declared that 294 raids were carried out during the year 2010.
Further views in this regard were expressed by the Police Media Spokesperson in this regard.