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Tuesday, 21 August 2012 - 8:32
Items stolen from the National Museum apprehended in Piliyandala; 3 suspects arrested.
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The police has recovered several ancient museum artefacts from the Piliyandala area that were earlier burgled from the Colombo National Museum.

Reports state that the arrest was made by Police following a tip off which resulted in the apprehension of the three suspects along with the stolen items which included the hilt of a sword, its parts and a ring with gems removed from it.

Two women reported to be residents of Gonaawala in Kelaniya are among the arrested suspects while the third suspect is a three-wheeler driver from the Maaligaawatta area.

Speaking on the matter Police Media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohan the stated as follows…

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