Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)

Suspect caught with several burglaries to his credit

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BY S. MADAWALA

A suspect wanted in connection with a series of burglaries and robberies was arrested by Bulathsinh­ala police.

In the latest inci-

dent he is reported to have entered a house in Bulathsinh­ala town and taken away jewellery and a cellular phone. Police said the suspect was a drug addict and that he was in possession of six grammes of heroin. Investigat­ions revealed that he had burgled 19 houses in Bulathsinh­ala, Govinna and Kandanwadi­ya and took away cash, jewellery and electrical appliances. A team led by Bulathsinh­ala Police OIC M.A. Gunaratne is conducting further investigat­ions.

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