The suspect is a 27-year-old resident of Ampara and was arrested at his wife's house in Balangoda, Kirimatithenna area.
The house was inspected by the Balangoda Police based on a tip-off.
He has been serving at a restaurant in Kollupitiya.
The police said that a sheet of 4 inches had been fixed at the back of the seized vehicle.
The raid was conducted by a team of officers from the Balangoda Police and the suspect was due to be produced before the Balangoda Magistrate's Court today (25).