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A group of robbers had attempetd to rob a Sri Lankan diplomat on her way out of the Southern Expressway's Baddegama exit point on Saturday night. The attempt was made during her way out of the Baddegama exit point towards the Baddegama town. Speaking to Daily Mirror online the diplomat said that the attempted robbery had been pre planned and around three to four men were involved. "They had put a log in the middle of the road in order to stall the vehichle and as soon as we slowed down around two men came about and started hitting the shutter. The car was a small car and we were able to manourvre our way and get away. When we turned to look back there were two other people with the gang and they were armed with an axe and a big knife," she said.

A complaint in this regard has been lodged with the Baddegama police. The Southern Expressway traffic police division have been informed in this regard by the Baddegama police. Investigations are being conducted. (HF&SD)

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  • lk Sunday, 08 January 2012 02:03 PM

    robbers everywhere!

    wernie Sunday, 08 January 2012 03:04 PM

    It is difficult to every inch 0f the expressway ,but police can easily find the culprits because they are the experts.Anyhow
    these should be stopped.

    suduputha Sunday, 08 January 2012 05:36 PM

    interesting

    len Sunday, 08 January 2012 06:27 PM

    Thugs from the West at it again.

    Ranay from Californi Sunday, 08 January 2012 07:12 PM

    Well, you have to police the POLICE to get the truth.

    raymond Sunday, 08 January 2012 10:22 PM

    As is customary, there will be an investigation by the Baddegama police and finally the matter will be dropped, just like going to the LOO !

    jterm Monday, 09 January 2012 01:48 AM

    where were the "Super Cops?"

    citizen1 Monday, 09 January 2012 03:19 AM

    Exactly! Not so super after all !!

    Aristotle Monday, 09 January 2012 03:21 AM

    Just the tip of the iceberg!

    Ranjith Hettige Monday, 09 January 2012 07:12 AM

    where are the so called CCTV cameras?

    truealf Monday, 09 January 2012 01:53 PM

    oh! Robbers.. What happen to the religion? Religion of the robbers why forgotten to mention??? Will it be mentioned only for minority comity?


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