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A man who had allegedly broken into a wine store on Ratnapura road with the intention of stealing money was arrested by the Rakwana police. He had fallen asleep after being intoxicated by the alcohol he had consumed while in the store, when the arrest was made.

Police also recovered a pair of pliers, a knife and a screwdriver that was in the possession of the suspect. Investigations are underway. (W.A.Sirisena)

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  • Abilashan Monday, 13 August 2012 07:51 AM

    See what comes if a thief cut his MIRT course classes
    (Masters In Robbery & Theft)

    P W Monday, 13 August 2012 08:02 AM

    what a joke.....

    Kajaan Monday, 13 August 2012 08:17 AM

    Remember the carpenter's rule can even apply for robbery : Measure twice, cut once.

    Ganja Monday, 13 August 2012 08:22 AM

    what about the people consumed while the shop open for public? no asleep?

    lovesri Monday, 13 August 2012 08:15 AM

    Oh Thief. One crime at a time please

    Mahinda Monday, 13 August 2012 08:22 AM

    They vomit. This is comic. Untrained thief.

    fact u fact u Monday, 13 August 2012 03:04 PM

    its a shameful one even thief in Sri Lanka don't know how to do it.

    Sarneris Monday, 13 August 2012 09:08 AM

    Good story for a Sinhala movie.

    gamaya Tuesday, 14 August 2012 04:52 AM

    sounds very dodgy ..

    Monkey Joe Monday, 13 August 2012 09:18 AM

    Must have been counting the bottles instead of sheep to fall asleep.

    dd Monday, 13 August 2012 09:48 AM

    thief of the year ...

    richardson Monday, 13 August 2012 09:54 AM

    Did he wear a Kapati suit ? Top part National dress and the bottom ........ Trousers.??.

    KUMA Monday, 13 August 2012 10:01 AM

    Do not waste out time for rubbish .

    Matalan Monday, 13 August 2012 10:02 AM

    It's a case of wine over money. Irresistible stuff - wine is.

    feroextra Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:04 AM

    luckily police did not consume the same, it would heve been the guiness Joke from Sri Lanka.

    Minister Monday, 13 August 2012 10:36 AM

    What was Rakwana Police doing in Ratnapura Police Division? Had he informed the former that he was going to Ratnapura to rob a wine stores?

    Minister Monday, 13 August 2012 10:39 AM

    The morale of the story: Do not drink alcohol before going on a robbing mission!

    Bawa Monday, 13 August 2012 10:25 AM

    so every one buy a bottle of arrack and keep in the home to catch thief!!!!!!!!!!!

    Varuna Tuesday, 14 August 2012 06:32 AM

    I think as drunk man was planted there by the real thief !

    chamma Monday, 13 August 2012 10:53 AM

    Might he shocked after understanding the value of bottles than money!


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