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Necklace thief arrested

An 18-year-old suspect was arrested in Wilpita for stealing a gold necklace worth Rs. 225,000 from a house in Wilpita, Akuressa on February 6 evening, Akuruessa Police said. The suspect was arrested on a complaint by a couple.

He had entered the house through a window, while the couple was on their way to work, Police said.

The necklace was recovered from a cinnamon land in Wilpita by the police. The suspect was to be produced before the Matara Magistrate's Court on February 7.