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29 April 2012 02:31 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Suriyawewa Police today arrested the former Ampara National Freedom Front organizer and six others for allegedly possessing two priceless ancient Buddha statues.

According to the police investigations, a man who had in his possession two priceless ancient statues had tried to sell them to a group who offered to the buy the two statues for Rs, 10.5 million. Suriyawewa Police carried out the raid on information provided by Hambantota District Special Intelligence Unit OIC A Premadasa.

One of the statues was 1 ½ ft.tall, 1ft wide and weighing 17.8 kilos while the other small statue was 8inch tall, 4inch wide and weighing 1.3 kilos. (Krishan Jeewaka)

  Comments - 3

  • weha Sunday, 29 April 2012 03:47 PM

    And next day the police officers will be transferred and the case will be swept under the carpet.

    prasanna Monday, 30 April 2012 01:08 PM

    wimal weerawansa may be knowing this guy very well.

    Ziyard. Monday, 30 April 2012 01:24 AM

    Of course this cases all go behind the curtains. main politician in there for need courts or law and order.

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