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Gemstones, cash over Rs. 45 mn found in Dematagoda safe house

28 April 2019 01:50 pm - 3     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The CID recovered three gemstones worth more than Rs. 30 million from the house at Mahawila Scheme in Dematagoda where several explosions occurred on Sunday, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said the officers also found Rs. 15 million in cash and Rs. 500,000 worth of foreign currency bills and jewellery from the house.

Two explosions occurred inside the house on April 21 in which four people including the bomber was killed.

The house was searched based on information received following investigating into the explosions occurred at hotels and churches in several areas on Easter Sunday.   

Three suspects were arrested from the location while three Police personnel were killed in the explosion.

Meanwhile, during a search in Wanathavilluwa, the Police recovered six revolvers, a T56 weapon and a stock of ammunition buried in a land. (DS)


  Comments - 3

  • duncan Monday, 29 April 2019 08:48 AM

    Will this wealth be distributed to the politicians or the poor people

    Krishan Monday, 29 April 2019 09:54 AM

    This money should be given to 3 policemen families.

    Amassed Wealth Monday, 29 April 2019 01:50 PM

    Whatever the wealth found must be equally distributed to the officers family who laid their lives at this tragic inhumane circumstances.

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