Five suspects who were allegedly digging for treasure on a plot of land in Kosdeniya, Katupotha have been arrested.

Police Media Unit said the five suspects were taken into custody along with a several digging tools and pooja items.

The suspects aged 25, 32, 42, 45 and 70 years, are residents of Kosedniya and Ibbagamuwa. They were produced before the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate’s Court where they were remanded till January 6. Katupotha Police are investigating.