Anuradhapura Police have arrested three persons including a disabled soldier who were digging a pit in an abandoned tank in the Kahatagasdigiliya, with the hope of finding a hidden treasure.
When police officers from Anuradhapura raided the scene, following a tip off, the suspects had dug out a pit which was 12 feet in length, four feet wide and 18 feet deep.
The disabled soldier had told police that his deceased mother-in-law who had possessed his wife had revealed that there was a treasure inside the tank and accordingly, he began digging the tank along with two of his friends.
The suspects are now in police custody.
Source – Mawbima