Scam at Railway shed :
Mount Lavinia Police bared a massive scam running into millions of
rupees when a couple involved in robbing spare parts from the Ratmalana
Railway shed were arrested early yesterday.
According to the Crime Division of the Mount Lavinia police, the
couple had been involved in robbing automatic brake pads from the
Ratmalana Railway shed for some time. The Police recovered several brake
pads from their possession. A brake pad is valued at Rs 2.3 million.
Police sources said the couple is being interrogated to ascertain how
they robbed the brake pads from the Ratmalana Railway shed and whether
they obtained support from the Railway employees to carry out this
Police commenced investigation into this robbery on a complaint made
by the Ratmalana Railway shed superintendent two days ago.
A special police team led by Mount Lavinia Police Crime OIC, SI
Thissa Sugathapala is conducting further investigations.