Bank in Dambulla robbed


An amount exceeding 7 lakh was robbed this morning at a bank in Dambulla. According to the Police Media Spokesman’s Office a person concealing his face had entered the bank and threatened the staff with a hand bomb and robbed the said amount.

Our correspondent said that the robber had fled in a trishaw along with an abducted staff member. It was also reported that the staff member had been dropped somewhere on the way.