Bank robber arrested in Akurana

14 May 2011 06:24 am - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Police arrested a suspect who stole cash worth around Rs.1.2 million from a private bank in the Akurana area in Katugasthota last evening. He had pointed a pistol at the bank manager and had collected the money in to two bags.

The suspect was taken into custody by the police with the assistance of the villagers.

Police also found the motorbike, a fake pistol and a knife that he possessed at the time of the arrest.

According to the Katugasthota police the suspect is a resident of Giranthalawa area in Galagedara. He was produced before the Kandy Magistrate this morning. (Supun Dias)

  Comments - 3

  • Sicillian Saturday, 14 May 2011 05:48 PM

    Actually people caught him and handed over to the police. Police was no where near the place.

    Brainwashed Saturday, 14 May 2011 11:10 PM

    Hemust be one of the army deserters or presently in the army!!

    Einstein Sunday, 15 May 2011 12:55 AM

    This is what happens when someone watches too many American and Hindi movies

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