Man with 76 ‘Elephant Pearls’ arrested

Man with 76 ‘Elephant Pearls’ arrested

Man with 76 ‘Elephant Pearls’ arrested

Police Special Task Force (STF) officers of Ampara on a tip-off have arrested a suspect along with 76 elephant-pearls at Aluth Ela area in Inginiyagala Police Division on Saturday.

The suspect is a 67-year-old resident of Devalahinda and has been handed over to the Inginiyagala Police for further investigations.

This is the largest detection of elephant pearls in the country.

He was to be produced before the Ampara Magistrate yesterday. Police are investigating.


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