Three arrested in Anuradhapura for weapons possession

Three arrested in Anuradhapura for weapons possession

Three arrested in Anuradhapura for weapons possession

Written by Keshala Dias

10 Apr, 2018 | 1:29 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Three people were arrested while travelling in a three-wheeler in the Therumkulama area in Anuradhapura, for the possession of an illegal firearm and several other weapons.

The arrests were made when the three-wheeler was inspected by Police.

Police discovered an illegal firearm, two sharp weapons, three live ammunition casings and lead balls used for bullets, concealed in a very careful manner.

Police believe the suspects were planning to hunt animals in the Wilpattu National Park or to engage in illegal activities.

The suspects arrested by the Mahawillachchiya Police are residents of the Dankadawala area in Anuradhapura, and they are due to be produced before the Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court, today (April 10).

 


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