Sigiriya Police arrested six persons for excavating the Sigiriya sanctuary. Police revealed that those persons were excavating to find a sword and jewellery of King Kashyapa.
Sigiriya Police nabbed the suspects during a search operation in the Sigiriya sanctuary on a tip-off from the public.
Police said the suspects had excavating the sanctuary for three to four days.
“The equipment used for excavation were also seized,” Police said.