Increase in motorcycle and three-wheeler thefts during festive season
The Police stated that three motorcycles and four three-wheelers have been reported stolen during the past 24 hours.
These robberies were reported from Trincomalee, Borella, Colombo, Dematagoda, Puttalam, Athurugiriya, Kandana, and Ambalangoda.
Police Media Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana stated that with the forthcoming Sinhala New Year season, there is a tendency for certain organized gangs and groups to commit such thefts.
He requests to pay more attention when parking motorbikes and three-wheelers while shopping and travelling during the festive season.
Police Media Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana further stated that the police hope to deploy officers dressed as civilians in parking lots to control such incidents