Tuesday, 16 October 2012


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Woman held over laptop, cellphone thefts

A 46 - year - old woman who stole a laptop computer worth Rs 195,000 and two mobile phones worth Rs 60,000 from a car parked at Ward Place on September 16 was arrested by Kurunduwatte Police on Saturday.

Three other women who purchased the stolen items from the suspect were arrested by the Police after interrogating the suspect. Police also took into custody three lap top computers, one desk top computer, three mobile phones , a gas cylinder and other stolen property worth Rs 650,000 from the women's possession.

Police said the suspect had sold the items after a series of thefts in several locations. They women were produced before the Colombo chief magistrate yesterday.


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