Drug addict arrested for stealing parts from naval rating’s motorcycle

By Lilith Chaminda and

S.K. Kaluaarachchi


Ratgama police recently arrested a suspect, wanted in connection with the stealing of some parts of a motorcycle, belonging to a naval rating, attached to the Boossa Naval Camp.

The suspect was arrested in the Julikanda area and, on information elicited from him, the stolen motorcycle parts were recovered from a house, in Gammeddegoda.

Investigations have revealed that the suspect is a drug addict.

The police said he had previous convictions, too.

The incident occurred when the naval rating had parked his motorcycle, at Pitiwella, and visited the Navy Camp.

The suspect was to be produced before the courts.

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