Mar 13, 2019

Pengiriwatte Suda a suspect of diamond heist nabbed

The Special Crimes Operation Unit of the Mirihana Police has been able to arrest a suspect named Wellambage Chamila Rangana Perera alias Pengiriwatte Suda.

The suspect was arrested at Delkanda on a tip-off by the Special Crimes Investigation Unit of the Mirihana Police.

The suspect is a 40 year old resident of No. 35/15, Pangiriwatta Road, Gangodawila, Nugegoda,.

A car has been seized with the suspect. Police say that the suspect was involved in the robbery of 700 million rupee diamond planned by Makandure Madhush.

According to the police, the car which was seized with the suspect was used for diamond heist.

The suspect is due to be produced before the Nugegoda Magistrate’s Court tomorrow (14).