Duo arrested in connection with the Ambalangoda 1.8 million rupee burglary


Police have arrested two suspects in connection with yesterdays, 1.86 million rupees cheque burglary that took place in Ambalangoda last afternoon.

The two suspects who arrived at the scene riding a motorbike snatched a stock of money from a woman, after threatening her with a sharp weapon. They then fled the scene of the crime on the motorbike.

The 59 year old woman, a resident of Hingurakgoda Resthouse road, had come into Ambalangoda town to –cash in a cheque of 1.8 million rupees that had been obtained from a private institution.