Suspect arrested in Peliyagoda with a foreign firearm

DM | Published: 9:40 AM Jan 21 2021
Local Suspect arrested in Peliyagoda with a foreign firearm

The Police Special Task Force arrested a man yesterday (20) for the possession of a foreign firearm and 02 magazines. An illegally imported vehicle and Rs. 26.5 million in cash was also taken into police custody.  

The arrest was made based on information sent from the Army Intelligence Unit.

The arrestee has been identified as a 35-year-old male resident of Wanawasala in the Kelaniya area. He is to be questioned under detention orders, further investigations will be carried out by the Colombo crimes division.

                                                                                                                                                                                 

DM | Published: 9:40 AM Jan 21 2021

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