Trea­sure hunt in­side a house in Osanagoda

Galle po­lice take 3 into cus­tody

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY D.G.SUGATHAPALA AND SU­MATH­IPALA DIYAGAHAGE

Three men dig­ging for trea­sure in a house in Osanagoda in Galle were taken into cus­tody by Galle po­lice yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

Dur­ing the raid po­lice seized the tools and equip­ment in­clud­ing two elec­tric wa­ter pumps, rub­ber hoses, a fowl to be sac­ri­ficed to the spir­its guard­ing the trea­sure, and a tray of of­fer­ings from the lo­ca­tion.

One of the sus­pects was at the bot­tom of the 31ft hole in­side the house when the po­lice car­ried out the raid. Earth re­moved from the pit had been heaped up in an­other room. OIC Crime In­ves­ti­ga­tion CI Arunalal, IP Dham­mika Na­ga­hawatta , Sergeants 31958 Ro­hana and 26684 Kalu­pa­hana car­ried out the raid on the in­struc­tions of HQI Galle po­lice Udaya Ku­mara.

One sus­pect was at the bot­tom of the 31 foot pit

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