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Lester's stolen Ranamayura award handed back to wife

1 June 2018 10:44 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Police today handed over veteran filmmaker, late Dr. Lester James Peries’ lifetime award, which was found in a private bus recently, to his wife Sumitra Peries at her residence.

The award, which was stolen from Lester’s residence while his funeral service was in progress on May 2, was later found in the overhead rack of a private bus operating on the 177 route.

  Comments - 6

  • ANTON Friday, 01 June 2018 11:33 AM


    Wise Donkey Friday, 01 June 2018 01:46 PM

    The one who stole that finally knew that he cannot sell it after so much publicity given to the theft.

    Saradiel Friday, 01 June 2018 03:07 PM

    Remember someone saying that this award was never in the possession of Lester. Wonder what he has to say now! Ideally the reporter who published that article should have the guts to go and ask ??

    Machan Friday, 01 June 2018 06:47 PM

    Yes DM must talk to him again.

    Ceylon Friday, 01 June 2018 04:35 PM

    Fine police job.why not doing same about billions dollers roberies too???.

    S.P.Ramkumar Saturday, 02 June 2018 04:04 PM

    Those treasure hunters might killed the lady. Government have to give secure the woman .

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