Another suspect, car taken into custody | Daily News
Diamond heist:

Another suspect, car taken into custody

Another suspect wanted in connection with the robbery of a valuable diamond and other gemstones from a house in Arawwala, Pannipitiya, was arrested yesterday by the Mirihana Special Crime Operations Unit.

Police arrested the suspect and also seized a motorcar, during a raid conducted on a tip-off.

The suspect was identified as Wellambage Chamila Rangana Perera alias ‘Pengiriwatte Sudda’ (40) of Pengiriwatte Road, Gangodawila, Nugegoda.

A police spokesman said following interrogation of the suspect, they seized the motorcar used for the robbery, which was hidden in a house in Piliyandala.

The suspect is due to be produced before the Nugegoda Magistrate today. Mirihana Police are conducting further investigations.


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