Dambulla Police has arrested an ambulance driver and another individual for alleged theft of public property, in a raid conducted at Dambulla hospital premises last night, Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online. Police conducted the raid based on a tip off they have received asserting that the suspects were stealing diesel from an ambulance, using a rubber hose.
The suspects, aged 33 and 52, are residents of Matale.
24 l of diesel obtained by illegal means and the hose used for obtaining diesel were also taken into police custody.
The two suspects will be produced to Dambulla Magistrate today (26).
Dambulla Police is carrying out further investigations into the incident.
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