Cops bust robber gang, 6 women among suspects

The police have busted a robber gang involved in stealing items from leading stores around the country.

The police media unit said that following information received by the Wattala police last evening 8 suspects were arrested in Mirigama.

Among those arrested were six women, the police media unit said today.

Following the arrest the police recovered stolen LCD televisions, Laptops, DVD players and several other items.

The suspects were produced before a Magistrate and remanded till next week.

Meanwhile, in a separate incident the police said they had arrested a man in Maharagama with 43 stolen mobile phones.

The man had stolen the phones from the handbags of women in passenger buses.