Explosives seized from abandoned house in Mawathagama

Explosives seized from abandoned house in Mawathagama

Explosives seized from abandoned house in Mawathagama

Written by Staff Writer

16 Sep, 2018 | 1:29 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Explosives have been found in an abandoned house in Wal Inguruwaththa, Mawathagama.

The house was raided by the Mawathagama Police yesterday (September 15).

Five anti-aircraft bullets, two hand grenades, seven T-56 bullets, and 1 SLR bullet that had been found in the abandoned house had also been seized by the police.

A former Army officer who was known to frequent the site has been arrested.  The Mawathagama Police are conducting further investigations.

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