British tourist’s gold jewellery stolen in Kalutara

January 30, 2023 at 12:11 PM

Gold jewellery worth over Rs. 8 .3 million has been stolen from a British female tourist in the Kalutara North area. 

The 75-year-old British national is reported to have filed a complaint with the Kalutara North Police on Saturday (28).

The victim has informed the Police that she had arrived in the country two weeks ago and had stayed at a hotel in Kalutara North.

The British tourist further said she had travelled in a three-wheeler to Aluthgama where she had purchased gold jewellery worth 18, 500 Sterling Pounds from a store in the town.

She told the Police that following the purchase, two individuals who had volunteered to take her on a tour around the area had stolen the jewellery from her. 

The Kalutara North Police has launched investigations into the robbery. (NewsWire)