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Beruwala Mayor had stolen SUV

By Sarashi Samarasinghe
UNP Mayor of Beruwala, Mazahim Mohamed was arrested on Friday afternoon at Melbourne Avenue, Bambalapitiya, by officers attached to the Crimes Division of the Wellawatte Police, for allegedly retaining a stolen luxury Land Cruiser jeep.
A group of supporters of the suspect had allegedly stolen the jeep belonging to a Kaduwela area resident, at around 7:00 pm on June 2, while it was parked on Dharmarama Road, Wellawatte.
Police sources said that the Mayor was being questioned under detention.
The jeep estimated to be worth Rs.35 million, was being used with altered number plates.