Nine persons arrested in Galle – equipment seized

Nine persons arrested in Galle – equipment seized

Nine persons arrested in Galle – equipment seized

Written by Staff Writer

20 Sep, 2016 | 2:27 pm

Nine persons were arrested in Nagoda, Galle today, Tuesday, September 20. The arrests were made over alleged treasure hunting.

The suspects were arrested by officers of the Nagoda Police, while excavating for treasure in a land located in Gonalagoda, Nagoda.

The equipment which were used for the excavation were seized by the police.

Our correspondent said that the suspects are residents of Athurugiriya, Arangala, Nugegoda, Kaduwela, Matara and Pitigala.

The owner of the land is also among the suspects. The suspects will be produced before the Galle Magistrate’s Court today.

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