Temple Trees robbers remanded

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By T.  Farook Thajudeen.

Colombo Fort Vacation Court Magistrate remanded three suspects till April 18 for allegedly robbing stationery from the President’s Private Secretaries Office at Temple Trees.

The CID filing a report in court submitted that they initiated investigations to a complaint made by President’s Senior Assistant Secretary Indika Karunajeewa to the OIC of CID N. Abeywardena of the alleged robbery of the stationery by two office peons in the Private Secretaries Office by altering the requisition forms to obtain stationery from the stores at Temple Trees.

 The CID told the Magistrate that the two office peons M.D. Thilina Buddhika, P. Sampath Jayawardena in connivance with the shop owner Namal Manoj Kumara had obtained the stationery and Toners that are using for printing machines from the stores by altering the requisition forms subsequent to signing them by the authorized person and had sold the excess stuff to the shop keeper. The CID moved to remand the suspects as the investigations are pending.

The suspects were charged under the Public Property Act.

  Comments - 11

  • citizen1 Monday, 11 April 2011 05:27 PM

    I thought temple trees was one big collective robber.

    Saradial Monday, 11 April 2011 10:10 AM

    Small thieves are inside big Robbers are outside, wonder of Asia!

    harini Monday, 11 April 2011 10:48 AM

    Miracle of Asia!

    Calistus Jayatilleke Monday, 11 April 2011 11:11 AM

    Its only the small thieves who always get caught while the big ones enjoy all the luxuries.

    I Hussein Monday, 11 April 2011 12:13 PM

    Only three caught from Temple Trees? ha ha ha.

    Ruzaick Monday, 11 April 2011 12:29 PM

    Another interesting chapter from the Sri Lankan politics

    LIMA Tuesday, 12 April 2011 01:42 AM

    nothing to hide , open invitation to all , if country could be robbed , no matter to hear robberies even at the lion's den

    Ditective Monday, 11 April 2011 01:25 PM

    Trying to close Ant holes leaving the Elephant holes open. (i.e. COPE)

    mama Monday, 11 April 2011 03:52 PM

    Horungeth horu kamba horu

    Consciousview Monday, 11 April 2011 09:17 AM

    Haha.. Stealing from the thieves! LOL What about the 40,000 odd tickets that went missing for the world cup?

    J.D Monday, 11 April 2011 09:21 AM

    Robbery @ Temple Trees........ Asias another wonder...


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