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PC arrested for robbing fowl

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A constable attached to a police station in Colombo was arrested by the Weerawila police on suspicion of forcibly taking two chickens away from a poultry farm in the area.

He had been arrested on a complaint received from the owner of the poultry farm at Gangasiripura in Tissamaharama.

The suspect pleaded guilty when he was produced before Tissamaharama District Judge and Magistrate Kanchanamali Susantha Gunasekara. He was released on cash bail of Rs.10, 000 and personal bail in Rs.100, 000.

Police said the suspect PC who attended a party with some of his friends had gone with one of them to the poultry farm and asked for two chickens. However, when the owner refused, the two men had grabbed two chickens by force and taken them away. (M. K. NANDASENA)

  Comments - 7

  • Kadiya Friday, 05 February 2021 07:23 AM

    Foul!!!

    Grace Friday, 05 February 2021 08:43 AM

    He can't afford to buy children with the salary he receives.

    Jude Friday, 05 February 2021 10:28 AM

    YEAH, cops should be paid decent salaries, otherwise worse things can happen than stealing chickens!! Yeah

    FF Friday, 05 February 2021 10:24 AM

    THAT IS FOR BITES. THIS NOTHING COMPARED TO THE PEOPLE WHO ROB THE COUNTRY IN MULTI MILLIONS

    ram Friday, 05 February 2021 10:57 AM

    He could have done this just few days before independence day to receive president's service promotion

    Andrew Silva Friday, 05 February 2021 11:23 AM

    Well a PC is arrested for stealing a fowl. But the high ups who steal millions of Rupees are free.

    Buddhika Lokubandara Friday, 05 February 2021 12:25 PM

    Kukul Hora Athin Dhanay?


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