A woman has been arrested yesterday in connection of operating a racket of pick pocketing of worshippers at the Kandy Dalada Maligawa.
Police stated that at the time of arrest Rs.25000 and foreign currencies were in her possession.
The police arrested after inspecting the woman on suspicion when a couple lost their wallet and complained to the police guards at the temple.
The arrested woman is a resident of Mawathagama area Kandy. Investigations revealed that the woman was engaged in this pick pocketing racket at the Dalada Maligawa for a long time.