Bogus bank in heart of city raided
The Colombo Fraud Bureau yesterday raided a bogus
‘money change’ centre at Second Cross Street in Pettah and took into
custody three suspects together with Rs 8.4 million. Among those
arrested was the alleged kingpin who was the owner of a medicinal
drugs centre down Vishaka Road, Bambalapitiya.
Treasure hunt thwarted within house
Eight nabbed while getting ready to make
Eight suspects including a man in robes who were
digging for a hidden treasure inside a house in Mawila, Marawila
were arrested by the Marawila police following a tip-off yesterday
morning. The suspects who had dug a 20 feet deep hole through the
foundation of the house had readied to make a sacrifice when police
arrived at the scene.