Rs. 95 m Thalawa bank robbery investigations handed over to CID

Tuesday, 3 July 2018 00:08 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Inspector General of Police has handed over the investigations into the Thalawa bank robbery to the Criminal Investigation Department.

A State bank in Thalawa town, Anuradhapura, has been robbed of its money and jewellery worth about Rs. 95 million by a group of thieves.

The robbery occurred over the weekend and the robbers had removed and taken the CCTV database of the bank as well.

The investigations were originally to be conducted under the supervision of the Anuradhapura SP.

Eight police teams are already conducting investigations on the matter from various aspects, stated the police.