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By Supun Dias

Four suspects were arrested for stealing cash, jewelry and other valuable items belonging to Tamils who travel by train by claiming to be from the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

The gang had produced fake CID ID’s and taken the Tamils out of the passenger train and robbed them. The suspects arrested by the police were on the run after several special police teams had been deployed to arrest them, police media spokesman Prishantha Jayakody said.

The suspects were arrested in the Veyangoda railway station and another in the Katana town. According to SP Jayakody, the suspects have being involved in similar robberies in Polgahawela, Mirigama, Veyangoda, Ragama and Fort railway stations.

The police discovered that the gang had mortgaged the jewllery. The police are further conducting inquiries into the incident to recover items and find out other charges that are under the name of the gangs. 

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  • pj Wednesday, 11 August 2010 02:45 PM

    The recovered items shall never reach the owners. For,we don't see any difference with the profession of the Police and the robbers in Sri Lanka !!

    Wasantha Wednesday, 11 August 2010 03:17 PM

    How many robber gangs being in operation under the patronage of politicians?.

    Ray Wednesday, 11 August 2010 03:43 PM

    They have done a darstadley thing at the expense of the CID so please treat them accordingly.

    ANee Thursday, 12 August 2010 04:07 AM

    Is this another form of white van?

    TDDC Wednesday, 11 August 2010 04:06 PM

    Budding politicians (new-ratharans) would be among them.

    Podi Guru Wednesday, 11 August 2010 04:09 PM

    Was the jewellry mortgaged or pawned?


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