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Five treasure hunters arrested with precious stones

Five suspects were arrested by Wellawa police along with three valuable stones that they have allegedly obtained from excavating an archaeological site in the Kurunegala District, when the suspects were about to sell them to a businessman for Rs. 20 million yesterday.

The suspects are residents of Mawathagama in the Kurunegala District.

The five suspects were to be produced before the Kurunegala Chief Magistrate yesterday. Wellawa Police are investigating.