Two persons nabbed with elephant pearls

Based on intelligence tip-off received by the Navy, naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command in coordination with STF personnel in Gampola nabbed 2 persons with 7 elephant pearls during a raid carried out in Peradeniya on 19 December.

The persons were arrested while they were attempting to sell these elephant pearls at the above location. The suspects along with the elephant pearls were handed over to the Kandy Police station for onward legal action.