Rs.13.5 Mn robbed on way to the Bank

Published : 9:15 am  January 3, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (119) reads | 

kujkBy Shantha Chandrasiri   

Two men robbed Rs.13.5 million belonging to a cigarette agency while being transported in a lorry to a Bank in Nuwara Eliya town yesterday, Police said. 

 

They said the two men had travelled in a three-wheeler and waylaid the lorry in a lonely spot on Park Road in Nuwara Eliya and grabbed the bag containing the cash after throwing chilly powder on the lorry cleaner’s face.   


Police said the suspects had fled towards Nuwara Eliya in the three-wheeler they had arrived in.   

 

The two men had travelled in a three-wheeler and waylaid the lorry on a  lonely spot on Park Road in Nuwara Eliya and grabbed the bag containing  the cash after throwing chilly powder on the lorry cleaner’s face


Nuwara Eliya Police are carrying out investigations under the direction of SSP Mahinda Dissanayake.