Attempted bank robbery:
Third suspect surrenders
The third and most wanted suspect in the foiled
Battaramulla bank robbery case, surrendered to Thalangama Police
through a lawyer yesterday. The suspect, an Army deserter aged 23,
was identified as a resident of Subuthipura, Battaramulla. He had
told Police he attempted to rob the bank to find money for gambling.
Suspect escapes from police custody, ‘commits suicide’
A suspect arrested for the theft of jewellery,
allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the Kelani river on
Wednesday. The suspect was arrested by Nawagamuwa Police on Tuesday
night. The Police had taken him in a three wheeler to his house
after questioning him at the police station.