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In a daylight robbery, a man was caught on CCTV camera while stealing a bag full of Christmas decorations worth Rs. 120,000 from a shop located on the 3rd Cross Street, Colombo Fort.

The Colombo Fort Police have investigated the matter based on a complaint received from the shop owner and have apprehended the suspect based on the CCTV footage.

The suspect, Mohammad Najeeb, was ordered to be remanded till December 15 by Colombo Additional Magistrate Chandana Kalansooriya.

The investigation was conducted by PC 86115 R.M.S. Shantha, PC 40746 Ranjith and PC 33006 Weerasinghe under the supervision of IP Seelogama. (Shehan Chamika Silva)


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  • ahmed Tuesday, 12 December 2017 09:36 PM

    This is a very worse act. Better to begging than stealing like this. Please give him severe punishment

    Bala Tuesday, 12 December 2017 09:45 PM

    Surprising - what christmas for Mr. Najeeb.

    indika Wednesday, 13 December 2017 09:56 AM

    stupid shop owner. why keep so expensive stuff unattended on the pavement. and my god Rs,120,000 for the stuff in that gunny bag.... christmas DEcor.. so expensive... go and help the needy.

    Gajang Wednesday, 13 December 2017 11:43 AM

    Wow authorities have taken swift action, what about doing the same on the bonds scam.

    Just Another Citizen Wednesday, 13 December 2017 03:49 PM

    Another politician in the making


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