2 monks arrested for treasure hunting

Sri Lanka Police Log
Sri Lanka Police Log

Peradeniya police arrested two monks while they were digging for treasure at Gannoruwa hill area. Police raided the site based on a tip off. Monks were arrested with the equipment used for the excavation.

The arrested suspects are 30 and 58-year-old monks who live in Gannoruwa Gallen Viharaya Temple.

The suspects are scheduled to appear before the Kandy Magistrate’s Court today and the Peradeniya Police are conducting further investigations.


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