19 gunny sacks filled with documents found inside abandoned well

19 gunny sacks filled with documents found inside abandoned well

January 24, 2015   10:24 pm


Police today recovered 19 gunny sacks filled with various documents hidden inside an abandoned well at a residence in Watinapaha, Minuwangoda occupied by an individual, who is allegedly a Coordinating Secretary of former Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne. 

Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the gunny sacks contained file covers, documents and other papers. 

The suspect, Kuruppu Arachchilage Dharmasena, had been living at the residence which is owned by an individual known as Ivan George.

The Minuwangoda Police Station had received an phone call at around 7.15am today claiming that several suspicious gunny sacks were inside the well of the house, located at No.58, Welapola, Watinapaha. 

Police officers searched the premises and recovered the gunny sacks at around 11.00am today. 

Investigations are ongoing while no suspects have been arrested so far. 

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