3 suspects in connection with a number of crimes including killing of 6 persons in Angunukolapalassa arrested


The Mirihaana Special Crimes Operation Unit arrested three suspects yesterday involved in a number of crimes including the killing of six persons at Dikwaewa in Angunukolapaelaessa in 1997.

These suspects arrested at Maalabe, Rajagiriya and Battaramulla are residents of Tangalla, Battaramulla and Malabe.

It is believed that in addition to homicides these suspects are associated with crimes including the  burglary of  30.5 million worth jewellery from a Wellawatta jewelry shop and entering a state bank in Haali Aela and a heist of more than 100 million rupee worth jewelry.

The police media spokesman’s office said that the police had apprehended a micro pistol, a magazine, a hybrid car as well as a motorbike from their possession.

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