Robber gang arrested in Negombo

Negombo police have arrested four persons of a criminal gang suspected of carrying out a large number of robberies in the area this year. Suspects were arrested on Thursday from the Dalupana area in Negombo, police media unit said.

Police were also able to recover many of the items stolen by the suspects. They include two €50 notes, three US$100 notes, one US$ 10 note, a black colored digital camera, one large Fuji film type camera, one bag, a gold piece weighing 11.8g, and a black colored lady’s hangbag.

In addition, police have also recovered one motorbike the suspects had allegedly used when carrying out the robberies.

Suspects were produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court and were remanded till August 26. Negambo police are conducting further investigations.

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