Two ‘vendors’ arrested for theft
Two men posing as vegetable vendors were arrested by the Central
District Crime Detection Special Unit in connection with housebreaking
and robbery in the Kandy district. Police said the suspects had stolen
jewelleries and Rs. 500,000 in their possession.
Police said these men were involved in several robberies in Digana,
Menikhinna and Kandy areas. Police investigations also revealed that the
suspects are drug addicts.
They had lived in Menikhinna for some time. On the pretext of
vegetable vendors they used to visit houses before they carried out
their plans, Special Crime Unit OIC A. Wijekoon.