Five tri-shaw thieves arrested

Five tri-shaw thieves arrested

Five tri-shaw thieves arrested

Written by Amani Nilar

24 Sep, 2022 | 2:40 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Five suspects of an organized criminal gang engaged in stealing three-wheelers have been arrested by the Western Province South Police Crime Division.

The Police said that suspects stole three-wheelers in Hanwella, Welikada, Mulleriya and Meegoda areas. They said the thieves would hire the vehicles and thereafter attack the unsuspecting drivers with swords and knives, stealing cash and jewellery, as well as the vehicles. 

The police have also seized two three-wheelers and spare parts which were in the possession of the suspects.

The suspects were identified as residents of Hanwalla, Kotikawatta, Iginiagala and Angoda areas, aged 22, 29 and 30.

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