Police discover stock of weapons in Wennapuwa

Police discover stock of weapons in Wennapuwa

Written by Staff Writer

03 Jan, 2014 | 2:11 pm

The Koswatte Police were able to uncover a stock of arms and ammunition during a raid conducted on Thursday night in Wennappuwa.

A woman was taken into custody in connection to the discovery. The operation launched by the Koswatte Police which commenced at 5 p.m. on Thursday concluded Friday morning.

During the operation,  police were able to seize a pistol, an air rifle and a weapon that could be fired underwater; along with a stock of ammunition. The weapons were in the possession of a woman in the Kirimatiyana area in Kandewatte, Koswatte.

According to the police, the suspect’s husband is residing in Italy. Police suspect that the husband may have brought the weapons into the country from Italy.

The police added that 15 kg of Goda along was taken into custody along with two persons.


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