Five Treasure Hunters have been arrested. They had made attempts to remove treasure from the Alwatta area in Matale.
The Anti Corruption Unit of the Kandy Police nabbed these suspects,. They had been hunting treasure on a private land.
Equipment used for the hunting process and the materials brought for the conduct of Poojas were seized.
They were produced before the Matale Magistrate’s Court . They were remanded until the 5th of next month.