Written by Tharushan Fernando
16 Apr, 2016 | 10:01 pm
The weapons which were stolen from the Laggala Police Station were discovered from a wash-room in the Wellewela Sandagala Temple in Laggala early Saturday morning.
On April 14, at 11:30 p.m. a T 56 Assault Rifle and five revolvers were stolen from the gun-locker of the Laggala Police Station.
The investigations were handed over to the CID, and detectives pursued the case on several leads.
Chief Incumbent of the temple, Venerable Puwakpitiye Rathanasara Thero stated that he witnessed the weapons when he went to the wash-room this morning.
Ven. Puwakpitiye Rathanasara Thero pointed out that this incident had taken place between that time and 06:45 this morning …”
Police took custody of the weapons that were discovered, and suspect that the weapons may have been dumped at this location.
Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekera, speaking to News 1st said that police suspect this incident may have been the result of an internal dispute at the police station.
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