Suspect arrested after Rs. 30 million stolen from house in Pelawatta

On the 8th of May, Rs. 30.6 million worth of cash, jewellery and other valuables were stolen from a house in Pelawatta, Talangama.

After the house owners claimed that two individuals had broken into their house and lodged a police complaint, the Talangama Police launched an investigation to apprehend the culprits.

CCTV footage revealed that the suspects fled with a safe from the house.

A 34-year-old man who was identified as the main suspect was arrested in Belihuloya, the Police managed to recover Rs. 21 million in cash and other stolen goods at the time of his arrest.

Further investigations are underway to apprehend the other suspect who was involved in the robery.