A thief who had entered a poultry run in a Tea estate in Dumbara braving the rains to steal some fully grown fowls had to make a hasty retreat leaving his sarong behind, in the face of a severe attack by a swarm of bees which got disturbed.
The poultry run had been located in the back compound of a house, and the fowls which used to roam about from the early hours in the morning in search of food, normally return back at nightfall. A thief who had entered the poultry run breaking the door and had picked on some fully grown fowls and had put them inside a gunny bag he had brought with him. Despite the heavy rain and been happy over the catch, attempted to make a quick exit and in the rush, he had knocked against a wooden box full of bees. The impact aroused the bees which came in a swarm and attacked the intruder.
Being unable to resist the bee attack, the thief made a hasty retreat leaving the gunny bag with the fowls and in the rush, he forgot that he had exited the scene leaving his sarong behind. (Dammika Gunawardene)
ANTON Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:43
I THINK THESE BEES HAVE DONE A BETTER JOB THAN OUR POLICE, WELL DONE BEES.
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ANTON Wednesday, 21 March 2018 08:45
FORTUNATELY THIS THIEF IS NOT A RELATIVE OF POLITIKKA, OTHER WISE THEY WOULD HAVE FILED A CASE AGAINST THESE BEES.
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Arnold Sunday, 25 March 2018 10:07
NO NO, The police gave him one hour to do his thing.
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