Sept 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's police Special Task Force (STF) officers arrested two persons attempting to sell a rare Valampuri in Dondra area in the South.
It is reported that the suspects have been trying to sell the Valampuri for Rs. 30 million.
The Valampuri conch shell with a left-opening is extremely rare and is considered sacred and very auspicious to use in Hindu religious rituals.
The STF said there is a saffron-robed person among the suspects.
Gandara police are conducting further investigations.