Several suspects apprehended in Mattakkuliya pre-dawn raid

Several suspects apprehended in Mattakkuliya pre-dawn raid

Several suspects apprehended in Mattakkuliya pre-dawn raid

Written by Keshala Dias

23 Nov, 2016 | 6:29 am

Five people were gunned down a few weeks ago in the Samith-Pura area in Mattakkuliya.

A special police raid was conducted in the area on Tuesday, November 22, through which a total of 10 suspects who were wanted by the police were apprehended.

Samithipura in Mattakkuliya is home to around 710 families.

The raid was conducted under the direction of the DIG in charge of the Western Province.

A team of around 500 police officers from the Colombo North Police division and the Police Special Task took part in this special raid.

According to our correspondent, the raid which commenced at 3 a.m. Tuesday, ended late in the morning

Police said, ten suspects were arrested during the raid, four swords that were in their possession he Mattakkuliya Police is conducting further investigations.

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