Police have arrested four treasure hunters who were carrying out excavations in Maha Oya police division last evening (March 24). Equipment used for excavations were also taken into Police custody, Police Media Unit told Hiru news.
The suspects are residents of Maha Oya, Veyangoda and Galle areas aged 19, 27, 32 and 39 years.
They will be produced before Dehiaththakandiya Magistrate today.
Maha Oya Police is conducting further investigations.