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Rs.1.3mn robbery at LECO office in Mirihana

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Two armed men who came on a motorbike are alleged to have got away with Rs.1.3 million in cash from the LECO office in Mirihana, which is situated right opposite the Mirihana police grounds.

They had pointed the guns at the two cashiers before taking away the money.

The Mirihana police was informed but the suspects had managed to flee the area within minutes. (SD)

  Comments - 26

  • zeereez Monday, 22 April 2013 09:46 AM

    ah, thats a good move to pay the electrcicity bills. the 2 guys are set for free electricity for another 10 yeras or so.

    Amila.G Monday, 22 April 2013 09:51 AM

    The Ones who rob the People are getting robbed.

    Kumara Monday, 22 April 2013 09:49 AM

    Another loss! No wonder electricity prices keep increasing.

    as Tuesday, 23 April 2013 04:19 AM

    Another unp work to make government trouble

    sobers Monday, 22 April 2013 09:53 AM

    Black Magic

    Dinuk Fernando Monday, 22 April 2013 09:58 AM

    Politicians sponsored robberies?

    Sonic Monday, 22 April 2013 09:57 AM

    Ohps.... Will there be another price hike to cover this...

    Polharaka Monday, 22 April 2013 10:01 AM

    That's alright let's increase the electricity bill we will pay you back

    Saradial Monday, 22 April 2013 10:05 AM

    Check whether those bikes belong to any Ministry

    Paul Albert Monday, 22 April 2013 10:10 AM

    Just before you start robbing the general public , you yourself got robbed, please reconsider the tariff hike

    Premalal Monday, 22 April 2013 01:08 PM

    Robbing peter under the nose of Paul.

    MODA SINHALAYA Monday, 22 April 2013 10:14 AM

    No problem, that's to pay the CEB bill next door

    King Kong Monday, 22 April 2013 01:19 PM

    Well Said, You can expect more things will happen like this in near future.

    manjula jss Monday, 22 April 2013 10:18 AM

    this is not true, this office situated on the high level road, right opp. jambugasmull road.

    balu Monday, 22 April 2013 01:37 PM


    fayaz Monday, 22 April 2013 10:27 AM

    well said

    jayantha silva Monday, 22 April 2013 10:34 AM

    Can't be , this is petty cash for them .

    watchman Monday, 22 April 2013 10:37 AM

    May be descendants of Soora Saradiyal !

    SAMAN Monday, 22 April 2013 02:03 PM

    which is situated right opposite the Mirihana police grounds ???? if police cannot protect in front office.. how they protect the pepole...

    Wildhora police Monday, 22 April 2013 10:49 AM

    what goes around, comes around !!

    Concerned Monday, 22 April 2013 10:56 AM

    Will that also be added to electricity bills to recover it?

    Kodituwakkuarachchi Monday, 22 April 2013 10:57 AM

    Robbing Peter to pay Paul.

    Rob Leco to pay CEB.

    Yehiya Monday, 22 April 2013 11:12 AM

    It will add to next budget.

    Angel Monday, 22 April 2013 03:21 PM

    What is the MOST dangerous place to be in SL?
    Close to police stations, police officer and politicians! May God bless and protect the innocent Sri Lankans!

    human Monday, 22 April 2013 11:28 AM

    no wonder police is doing part time also now days, just infront of the police

    so no need to talk about other places?hehe

    the land like no other

    Ron Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:07 AM

    Now they can use 1000 cc and get away faster .

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