Sep 05, 2018

7 nabbed while digging for LTTE gold

Seven persons have been arrested yesterday (04) evening for digging up gold hidden by the LTTE during the war, Pudukuduirippu police says.

The suspects, aged between 25 - 60 years, were arrested after police received a tipoff.

They have commenced digging a garden in the Anandapuram area under the pretence of fixing a fence.

The suspects are to be produced before the Mullaitivu magistrate court. Further investigations are underway.

(Pics : Madhava Kulasooriya -- Vavuniya Correspondent)