Treasure thief arrested from Chilaw

Treasure thief arrested from Chilaw

Treasure thief arrested from Chilaw

Written by Staff Writer

30 Dec, 2018 | 1:08 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A suspect involved in illegal archaeological excavations has been arrested from the ‘Wewa’ reserve in Arachchikattuwa, Chilaw.

The Police confirmed that the arrest was made based on a tip-off. Equipment used for excavations along with several religious artifacts have been seized from the suspect’s possession.

The suspect is due to be produced at the Chilaw magistrates court today.

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