A suspect has been arrested over a theft he committed 15 years ago in Dimbulagala, the police media unit said today.
The police said that the suspect, who was 25 years at the time he committed the crime, is now 40 and had a warrant for his arrest.
He was accused of breaking into a Temple and stealing a statue, the police media unit said.
A court had in 2011 ordered that he be arrested and given rigorous imprisonment for 6 months plus be charged a fine of Rs. 50,000.
The suspect was arrested yesterday in Kandy, produced before a Magistrate and remanded. (Colombo Gazette)