Two under-aged boys taken into police custody in connection with the armed robbery at Pizza Hut, Dehiwala were granted bail by Colombo High Court Judge Deepali Wijesundara.
Earlier, the Mt. Lavinia Magistrate`s Court referred the bail application of the suspects to the High Court. They were enlarged on Rs. 50,000 cash bail and Rs. 500,000 surety bail with two sureties.
The minors together with an adult were taken into custody following the armed heist of Rs. 85,911 from this Pizza Hut outlet. A supervisor of the establishment, Acharige Rohitha Nimal Kumara who is the complainant said that when the outlet was about to close for business for the day, three persons armed with a firearm entered through a rear door, assaulted the employees and demanded the keys. The suspects had also damaged property. Later, the intruders had fled with the day`s collection.
They were arrested later.