Three suspects in connection with the theft of a stock of urea fertilizer, which had
been stored at a private factory in the Horana, Boralugoda Investment Zone, were arrested by the Horana Police.
One of the suspects was an employee of the company and the other two persons were arrested for assisting to conceal the stolen stock of fertilizer. Those two suspects are residents of Ingiriya.
The suspect employee had stolen a stock of urea worth around Rs. 600,000, which was found in 16 bags, police said.
He had transported the stock of fertilizer from inside the company using a forklift machine. Later the sacks of fertilizer which were thrown over the wall had been taken beyond the premises by another vehicle, investigations revealed. Horana Police are further investigating.