Indians arrested for theft at Temple festival

HandcuffsThe police have arrested three Indians who were involved in stealing chains and other items from devotees at a festival of a Hindu Temple in Point Pedro.

The police said that seven people were arrested and among them were five women.

Among the seven arrested are two Indian women and an Indian man, the police media unit said.

The police said that they also too into custody a van used by the suspects during the theft at the festival of the Malipuram Sri Alwar Temple.

The police said that they recovered 20 gold chains and pendants stolen by the suspects. Further investigations are underway. (Colombo Gazette)