More suspects to be arrested over robbery at Matugama construction site

More suspects to be arrested over robbery at Matugama construction site

More suspects to be arrested over robbery at Matugama construction site

Written by Staff Writer

24 Aug, 2014 | 8:33 am

Two individuals who broke in to a storage site of a construction company in the Galathara area in Welipenna, Matugama, and allegedly stole from the site, have been arrested.

Police said the suspects had broken in to the compound, assaulted security guards on the site, injuring one in the process and then carried out the alleged theft.

Around eight people were reportedly involved in the alleged theft, and according to the police, the two individuals arrested are temporary staff of the organisation that was robbed.

Investigations are underway to arrest six other suspects in connection with the alleged theft.

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