Bibile, Mahaoya residents nabbed with Gold Buddha Statue

Bibile, Mahaoya residents nabbed with Gold Buddha Statue

Bibile, Mahaoya residents nabbed with Gold Buddha Statue

Written by Staff Writer

05 Dec, 2015 | 9:04 am

Two individuals who attempted to sell an invaluable Gold Buddha Statue have been nabbed by the police in the Thekkawatte area in Mahaoya.

According to the police the statue which is of significant archaeological value weighs 15 kilogrammes and is 10 inches long.

The statue has been seized by the police along with the suspects. The arrested aged 39 and 35, are said to be residents of Bibile and Mahaoya.

The suspects are due to be produced before the Dehiaththakandiya Magistrate on Saturday, December 05.

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