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Man wanted for over 50 thefts arrested in Seeduwa

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The Western Province Southern District Crime Division says that an Island Registered Criminal involved in many crimes of stealing money, gold and other property by entering the houses of housing complexes in the Colombo area by crawling through the alleys has been arrested.

Based on the statements of the suspect, Police found several pieces of melted gold weighing 65 grams and 418 milligrams, a gemstone and 24 diamond stones.

Police said five warrants have been issued against the arrested suspect by the Kollupitiya Police Station in relation to the cases referred to the Colombo Fort Magistrate Court and a warrant has also been issued by the Kandy Magistrate’s Court.

According to the information received by PC 76495 Krishantha regarding the suspect, he was arrested and interrogated near a hotel in Seeduwa area. He revealed that he had entered a housing complex in the Mount Lavinia Police area and stole gold necklaces, rings and gemstones worth nearly Rs.two million. Further, he entered a house in a housing complex at Alwis Place in Dehiwala and stole Rs. 12,000 worth of gold items and Rs.12,000 from two houses and Rs.4,000 through an ATM card stolen from a house in the Bambalapitiya area.

The property stolen by the suspect was found by Police after he had sold them to persons in Sea Street, Gothatuwa and Borella areas.

Police said the suspect, who is in the company of several women in the Colombo area, is staying in several houses and after each theft, he goes to Embilipitiya, the village area, and gives money to his sister. The reason for this as the suspect stated is that she is the one who gives him bail.

He stole a mobile phone in the Kohuwala area at 17 and was caught by Police and then continued to engage in theft. A Police officer said that the suspect confessed that he had committed more than fifty thefts so far.

According to the Police, the suspect used the money obtained from the sale of the stolen property on women’s company as well as on drugs such as Ice.

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