Armed men in police uniform rob 70 million in Colombo

[TamilNet, Friday, 24 September 2010, 14:09 GMT]
Three armed men in Sri Lanka police uniform riding motorcycles ambushed and robbed 70 million rupees from a van transporting money to a private bank in Wanawasala in Kelaniya police division in Colombo Friday early morning, sources in Colombo said. The men had ambushed the bank vehicle near Thorana junction in Kandy road in Peliyagoda and had taken the vehicle at gun point to Wanawasala Station road.

The men had then threatened the employees of the bank and their armed security men in the vehicle and got away with the money.

 

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