Two arrested over gem and diamond heist worth Rs. 700mn

Two arrested over gem and diamond heist worth Rs. 700mn

Two arrested over gem and diamond heist worth Rs. 700mn

Written by Staff Writer

01 Mar, 2019 | 7:36 pm

Colombo (News 1st): Two more suspects were arrested by the Peliyagoda Crimes Investigations Unit over the heist of diamonds and gems valued at over Rs. 700 million from a house in Pannipitiya, Maharagama.

Investigations revealed that the suspects aided the process of disposing of the gems and diamonds. Police said one of the suspects is a close relative of underworld leader Makandure Madush.

Earlier two people including an accomplice of Madush, Kasun Dananjaya also known as ‘Wedi-Kande Kasun’ were arrested over the heist. On November 5th last year, armed men dressed in police uniforms had broken into the house and made away with the precious stones.

 

 

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