Saturday, 21 May 2022
Lottery ticket thief nabbed

Lottery ticket thief nabbed

A 23-year old from Anuradhapura has been arrested over stealing a winning lottery ticket after assaulting the winner.

Police say that the incident had taken place over the last weekend.

The lottery ticket which won a cash prize or Rs. 500,000 has been found in the possession of the arrested suspect, who is a resident of Jayanthi Mawatha in Anuradhapura.

The suspect is to be produced before courts today.

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