Four suspects who had terrorized residents of Ragala have been apprehended.
The Police have received information that a certain group was loitering in the Ragala area in Nuwara Eliya harassing the residents. A programme was also implemented to educate the people in this respect. The Ragala Police conducted a sudden raid on a tip off. The Police said that the men identified as ‘Grease Yakas’ had been terrorizing the residents during the night and engaging in illegal gem mining. The Police said that at the time of the arrest the suspects possessed implements used for gem mining. The Walapone Magistrate ordered the suspects to be remanded until Monday the 15th.