37 arrested; 15 kg of explosives discovered in island wide operations

37 arrested; 15 kg of explosives discovered in island wide operations

Written by Staff Writer

26 May, 2019 | 7:49 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st): Search operations were conducted by the tri-forces and the police today (May 26). Acting spokesperson for the Army, Major General Roshan Seneviratne claimed that 37 people were arrested on suspicion in these raids.

  • Poruthota – Eight suspects arrested
  • Periamulla – Three suspects arrested
  • Narahenpita and Wanathamulla – Two suspects were arrested along with 15kg of explosives and 60 litres of chemicals used to clean tiles.
  • Mawathagama – 19 suspects arrested with pictures and a laptop including Mohamed Zahran’s teachings.
  • Naththandiya – Four suspects arrested, one identified as a teacher of Mohamed Zahran
  • Bodunpitiya, Welipenna – One suspect arrested along with four swords
  • Kegalle – Three swords discovered

 

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