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Two suspects arrested for snatching necklace

Over 4 grams heroin seized

Wariyapola police arrested two suspects for snatching a gold necklace from a teacher within two hours on March 1.

The masked suspects had come on a motorcycle and snatched the necklace worth Rs. 165,000 from the teacher. She was waiting for a bus in Wariyapola after the school.

Wariyapola Police Traffic OIC SI Saranguhewa had chased after the suspects and caught them immediately after the theft.

The teacher is of Gnanodaya College, Wariyapola, police said.

The suspects had 4.780 g of heroin at the time of the arrest, police said. They were to be produced before the Wariyapola Magistrate yesterday. The suspects, on interrogation, had told police that they had snatched 10 necklaces earlier, police said.

Wariyapola police are investigating. 


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