Panadura South Police have arrested a 50-year-old woman from Bandaragama after she allegedly stole a modern iPad, a power bank, and an ATM card from the suitcase of a Sri Lankan doctor who came from Russia for practical training at Panadura Ketumathi Women’s Hospital.
The arrest was made following a complaint from the doctor, who reported the theft of the items. The police, after checking security cameras at a state bank in Bandaragama, confirmed that money had been withdrawn using the stolen ATM card. The suspect was identified through the footage.
Additionally, the police verified that the woman attended a clinic at Panadura Ketumathi Women’s Hospital on the day of the theft. The arrest was carried out, and the suspect is expected to be presented before the Panadura Magistrate.
The case is currently under investigation by Panadura South Police.