Robbery at Kandana church – suspect under arrest

Robbery at Kandana church – suspect under arrest

Written by News 1st

30 Jul, 2014 | 2:38 pm

An individual suspected of stealing a casket from  St. Sebastian’s Church in Kandana has been arrested.

According to the police, the stolen Monstrance has been recovered. The stolen casket contained a relic of St. Sebastian and was on public display at the Kandana  St. Sebastian’s Church. According to our correspondent, the relic was brought down from Italy.

The police noted that the suspect was handed over to the police by a resident in Ja-Ela. The arrested suspect is due to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

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