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Four treasure hunters nabbed

Sigiriya police arrested four treasure hunters on Thursday morning while they were digging a pit in the Siyabalankatuwa archaeological area near Pidurangala. The tools and offerings used by the suspects were seized.

The suspects had dug the pit about six feet deep when the police rounded them.

They are residents of Sigiriya and Kadana, police said. The suspects were produced before Dambulla District/Magistrate I.M.S.B. Illangasingha and ordered to be remanded until June 17. Sigiriya police prosecuted.


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