Necklaces Snatched During Jaffna Festival
The necklaces worn by some Hindu devotees attending the Jaffna Nallur Temple festival were snatched by an organized gang last week.
According to the police a seven-member gang was arrested and the stolen chains recovered. The suspects had snatched the chains of four women during the festival last week and had escaped in a van.
Investigations revealed that the suspects are residents of Chilaw and Chenkaladi and had committed similar crimes at religious festivals around the country. The Jaffna police are conducting further investigations. (ER)