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Soldier arrested for thieving

An army soldier was arrested for allegedly robbing an elderly woman of Rs. 10,000 on Saturday morning, Akmeemana police said.

The suspect on leave had gone to the house on a motorcycle. Seeing him, the woman (70) had yelled for help. He then threatened her and robbed the money in a tin in the house.

He had left the motorcycle at the house, which was taken to police custody. He was arrested, while he was travelling in a bus to go to his camp for duty. He was to be produced before the Galle Magistrate yesterday evening.


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