It is reported from Saliyawewa Kandauda of a motorcyclist who fled with a bag of 20 Coconuts worth Rs1,600 without making payment, forgetting his Helmet worth Rs 2000, in the rush.
As related by the shop owner, a middle aged motorcyclist who visited his shop had inquired about the price of Coconuts that were for sale at the shop. The shop owner's wife had stated each coconut was Rs 85. The motorcyclist had sought a reduction in price saying that he is taking them for a religious function.
Having made the bargain at Rs 80 each the Coconuts were packed into an empty fertilizer bag by the shop owner's wife neatly tying the bag with a coir rope. After placing the bag of coconuts in the pillion and safely securing it with another rope, had requested for 5 kilos of rice as well.
No sooner the wife of the shop keeper went inside to weigh the rice, the motorcyclist has started the bike and fled towards Anuradhapura.
In his mighty hurry the motor cyclist had left his helmet worth Rs 2000 on the cement wall of the shop.(Jayarathne Wickramarachchi)
ANTON Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:15
SOMETIMES , HE MIGHT COME BACK AND COLLECT THE BALANCE, 2000 - 1600 RS.
Reply : 0 15
ANTON Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:16
THIS IS A VERY REASONABLE ROBBERY, BOTH ARE HAPPY.
Reply : 1 17
ANTON Thursday, 30 November 2017 08:17
NOW THE SHOP OWNER WILL BE FORCED TO BUY A MOTOR BIKE BY HIS WIFE.
Reply : 2 18
gamini sandnayakage Friday, 1 December 2017 10:59
The helmet may be also a stolen one.
Reply : 0 14
Kaboos Monday, 4 December 2017 10:54
the funny side of the incident could be when he gets coped for riding without helmet.
Reply : 0 5
email@example.com Tuesday, 5 December 2017 12:53
tHIS IS NOT A ROBBERY JUST BARTER SYSTEM
Reply : 1 2
Fasmeir Thursday, 7 December 2017 11:32
Funny things....It's make laughing in mind.
Reply : 0 0
Add commentComments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.