Four busted with 290 electric detonators at Piliyandala

Four busted with 290 electric detonators at Piliyandala

July 15, 2019   09:09 pm


Four persons have been arrested while in possession of 290 electric detonators at Hedigama, Piliyandala, says the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara.

They were taken into custody from a house in the Hedigama area acting on a tip-off was received by the Piliyandala Police on the matter, the police spokesperson said.

The arrest was made in a search jointly carried out by the Sri Lanka Army and the Police.

Accordingly, the arrestees were identified as the owner of the house, his two sons and the person who had given them the stock of detonators.

Piliyandala Police conducting further investigations into the incident. 

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