Three remanded in salt racket
Panadura Magistrate Thusara Rajasinghe remanded three persons
including an ex cooperative manager in connection with a theft of 11,900
packets of salt valued at Rs. 80,000 from the Panadura MPCS.
Police made the arrest while the suspects were transporting the stock
of salt in a van along the Horana Road. Inspector Udayakumara OIC with
S.I. Siriwardena of Panadura Police conducted the investigations.
Meanwhile, the Panadura Police arrested three suspects who kidnapped a
girl employed in a garment.
The suspects were arrested while performing a Pooja to charm the girl
to win her heart for one of the suspects.