The Katunayake police arrested five persons who had tricked foreigners arriving at the Katunayake airport, drugged them and stole their belongings. The police said that they had recovered the stolen goods after interrogating the suspects.
The police had also recovered the durgs used by the suspects to make the victims unconcious before stealing thier items. The suspects were produced before the courts and will be kept in remand custody till the 6 July 2010, the police media unit said. (Daily Mirror online)