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Treasure hunters netted

Blue gems worth Rs.450 million were seized while they were being transported by two persons on a motorcycle. The gems were reported to have been obtained from a treasure in a rock of a historic temple in Polpithigama, Kurunegala.

The suspects had planned to sell the loot to a businessman in Colombo. They are residents of Galkiriyagama. The suspects were to be produced before the Nikaweratiya Magistrate, yesterday.


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