Seven nabbed for treasure hunting | Daily News

Seven nabbed for treasure hunting

Seven individuals, including a woman, were arrested for conducting illegal excavations in search of buried treasures in the Anamaduwa, Labugala area of the Anamaduwa police area on Wednesday.

The operation was conducted by Anamaduwa Police together with the Puttalam STF officers.

Anamaduwa Police said the suspects were arrested after a raid conducted based on a tip-off. The suspects are residents of the Anamaduwa area. They are 22, 23, 24, 27, 31, 35, 38 years of age.

Police seized three hoes, one crowbar, two shovels, sacred items and other equipment during the raid.

The suspects were produced before the Anamaduwa Magistrate’s Court last Thursday.

Anamaduwa Police are investigating.


 

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