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Four suspects of the 70 million rupee heist arrested

Dec 20, 2010 4:17:38 AM - itnnews.lk

Four suspects in the 70 million rupee robbery have been arrested.

An armed gang had robbed the money belonging to a foreign bank in Colombo from a cab at Thelangapatha area in Wanawasala, Kelaniya on 24th September. Media reports say the four suspects involved in this incident have been arrested. One of the suspects was identified as a Constable attached to a Police Station in Colombo and another a former clerk of the Bank. Another suspect is reported to be an owner of a Gym in the Ganemulla area. The Colombo Terrorist Investigation Division is continuing further investigations. It has come to light that the cab carrying the money was stopped by the Constable in the Thelangapatha area and he has been given 10 million rupees for this act. Police investigations have found that the suspects had bought lands, vehicles and gold jewellery with the robbed cash