Police arrest 6 people over van thefts

The Mirihana special police crimes unit has arrested 6 people over van thefts reported from several parts of the country, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the suspects were arrested in Pittakotte and they are residents of Panadura, Kandy, Galle and Bandaragama.

Investigations had revealed that the suspects had stolen seven vans.

The police seized eight motorbikes and a hand grenade following the arrest of the suspects.

The suspects are to be produced in court today. The Mirihana special police crimes unit is conducting further investigations. (Colombo Gazette)