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First democratic leader of Justice the Godfather of the Sri Lankan Tamil Struggle: Honourable Samuel James Veluppillai Chelvanayakam

Thursday, June 21, 2012

SriLankan chief’s four-million-rupee 

wristwatch recovered

June 21, 2012

By Norman Palihawadana

Police investigating a recent robbery at SriLankan Airlines Chief Nishantha Wickremesinghe’s residence at Mt. Lavinia, have arrested a drug addict and recovered part of the loot.

The police recovered a wrist watch worth about Rs. 4 mn and a large amount of foreign currency. The police earlier said that the robber or gang of robbers had robbed foreign currency amounting to Rs. 4 mn.

The arrest was made following a tip off received from an informant.

A senior investigator said that the suspect had been living at Araliya Gardens in the Ratmalana police area.

Under interrogation, the suspect had claimed that he wasn’t aware of the identity of the person who lived in the house he burgled.