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Sotthi Upali’s younger son and an accomplice were arrested by the Mirihana Crime Investigations Unit in connection with robberies in Welikada and Borella areas.

Police said the two men had broken into shops and were known to have robbed cigarettes valued at more than Rs.200,000 reload cards, laptops, and cash worth Rs.50,000 from shops in these two areas.

The police also seized a trishaw used by them to transport the stolen goods.

The suspects were aged about 22 years and known to be drug addicts. Sotthi Upali’s son was from Borella while the other was from Malwana.

Police said Sotthi Upali’s son was also wanted in connection with the alleged assault on a management assistant of the Attorney General’s Department.

The suspects were handed over to Welikada police for further action. (Muditha Dayanada)

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  • Sirisena-Coray Sunday, 02 August 2015 08:58 PM

    Now we restoring "SOTTHI UPALY"S new era

    Sikuru Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:24 PM

    These guys roamed free in the last 10 years

    Dinithi Monday, 03 August 2015 02:42 AM

    They were afraid to commit crimes in the last 10 yrs. Now they have support from elements of current govt.

    Dinruta Monday, 03 August 2015 04:13 AM

    Like father like Son !

    roger Monday, 03 August 2015 06:54 AM

    Reminds me of the old UNP times with state sponsored thugs

    Ryan Monday, 03 August 2015 07:15 AM

    LOL, now still you dont see UNP = underwoprld, thats a clear case of color blindness

    Sanga Monday, 03 August 2015 08:15 AM

    10 years ago they were 12 you doorknob!

    Sara Monday, 03 August 2015 09:24 AM

    What is this man doing in Colombo? he should be in Hambanthota helping his boss.

    lkboy Monday, 03 August 2015 09:51 AM

    Like father like son.

    Greenboy Monday, 03 August 2015 05:26 PM

    Looks everything green for Sikuru.


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