A series robbery had occurred at Atchuvely at around 2.30 a.m. yesterday. The robbers had entered three houses,attacked the inmates and robbed golden jewellery and money. The robbers appeared to be in their mid twenties and some of them had threatened people who tried to help the victims in Sinhala.
Following the police being informed they came and tried to arrest 3 people who were fleeing the scene Buddy vehicle. But two had escaped and the police had arrested the third man who is from Vavuniya District and the Buddy vehicle they travelled.
The Atchuvely Police OIC N. K. Jayasinghe said that action is taken to arrest the escapees and more details will be known after their arrest.