The Pinwatta Police said that an investigation has been initiated following a complaint that a stock of rice and coconut oil had been stolen from a Sathosa outlet in Nalluruwa, Panadura.
According to a complaint lodged by its manager, investigations have been initiated.
Police said that preliminary investigations have revealed that a metal covering at the back of the shop had been removed.
Security cameras were not installed in the shop and the fingerprint check revealed that thieves had entered the store through a window, the police said.
The police also said that rice and coconut oil had been stolen from the store, but added that the value of the stolen goods had not been estimated as yet.