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House burglary attempt foiled

An attempt to burgle a house in Pujanagara, Mahiyanganaya has been foiled by neigbours.

A widow has been directed to a quarantine centre of the area and her little daughter has been sent to stay at her grandparents for a few weeks. Meanwhile a robber had broken in to their house in broad daylight from the back door and had started to pack the valuables including the TV, water motor, plates, brassware and copperware in fertilizer bags.

He has been interrupted by several women who were collecting firewood nearby. Then he had jumped over a wall, leaving the bags aside. The goods he gathered are said to be worth over Rs.100,000, Mahiyanganaya Police said.

Investigations are continuing.


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