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Armed gang get away with Rs.16.8 million worth jewellery

21 August 2013 01:25 pm - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


An armed gang that entered a branch office of a leasing company in Gampaha town today is alleged to have robbed the staff of their cash and jewellery.

They had entered the office pretending to be customers of the leasing company.

A senior official of the leasing company said the robbers had taken away one million rupees in cash jewellry worth more than 16.8 million rupees. He said the robbers fled in a double cab.

Gampaha police are conducting further investigations.(Tillekaratne Dissanayake)

  Comments - 10

  • Namal Perera Wednesday, 21 August 2013 01:47 PM

    One of the many wonders of the corrupt, lawless Banana Republic.

    Dee Wednesday, 21 August 2013 05:14 PM

    Gampaha in the news!

    southpaw Thursday, 22 August 2013 02:38 AM

    Blody hell! its people's money.

    Ruzaick Thursday, 22 August 2013 02:45 AM

    No wonder when a corrupt government rules the country and the economy goes down, poverty is more and more, we have to expect these sort of things on and off.

    Neutral Thursday, 22 August 2013 03:41 AM

    Check the houses of the top officials in Gampaha, they will be found.

    asoka Thursday, 22 August 2013 04:24 AM

    so whats the big issue...? ORDINARY GUYS DO IT IN PUBLIC and POLITICIANS DO IT IN major scale...

    tony Thursday, 22 August 2013 05:14 AM


    Pasel Thursday, 22 August 2013 07:47 AM

    Rather say it like this former army gangs than the armed gang

    Sim Thursday, 22 August 2013 10:36 AM

    When ordinary people having nothing to eat, they resort to these kind of things.

    oakley sunglasses ch Thursday, 06 March 2014 05:38 AM

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