A UPFA Thamankaduwa Pradeshiya Sabha member and four others were arrested yesterday (28) based on a complaint of robbery of cash and jewellery amounting to over Rs 500,000 after they entered an official quarters belonging to the Paddy Board in Kuruppu junction, Polonnaruwa.
These suspects have entered the official quarters on Monday (27) at about 10.00 a.m.
The complaint stated that the suspects had entered the premises and after chasing out the complainant committed the theft. Following investigations, the suspects have been charged with committing trespass and threatening.
The suspects are to be produced in Court, Polonnaruwa Police Headquarters OIC S.M. Jarool revealed.