The Police have arrested three suspects for involvement in looting artifacts of Vihares.
The suspects were nabbed with many stolen brassware artifacts from the Purana Raja Maha Vihare at Ekiriyankumbura in Ridee Maliyadda. The Mahiyangana Police apprehended them. The Police said the loot included many artifacts which are more than hundreds of years old. The haul was recovered from a paddy field in the area.