Bank robbers of Kirulapone, Rawathawaththa, Athurugiriya and Kohuwela arrested : Video
Civil Defence force personnel also among them. The two main suspects wanted in connection with bank robberies in Rawathawatta, Athurugiriya, Kohuwala and a robbery attempt in Kirullapone were arrested in Menikhinna, Kandy this morning.
The two suspects have been identified as Jagath Lasantha Perera of Piliyandala and Wasantha Sanjeewa Perera of Galgamuwa.
Meanwhile police have arrested the house owner who harbored the two suspects at his house at Menikhinna.
The house owner has been identified as Chaminda Perera attached to the Civil Defence Force.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana speaking at a media briefing this afternoon said that a woman police decoy was also deployed to round up the suspects.