A monk at the Sri Sambodhipurana Viharastana, Tanamalwila was
arrested on Monday by Tangalle Police for alleged involvment in treasure
hunting and possession of valuable antiques.
Police media sources said the Artefacts Protection Unit of the
Tangalle Police arrested the monk and seized two brass caskets, a wooden
casket, a brass painted casket from his possession.
The suspect was produced before the Tangalle Magistrate's Court
yesterday. Tangalle Police are investigating.