Youth arrested for illegal possession of firearm

Youth arrested for illegal possession of firearm

February 26, 2020   11:52 am

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An individual has been arrested near the H. R. Jothipala Mawatha in Watareka for the illegal possession of a firearm.

A team of officers of the Organized Crime Prevention Division (OCPD) has made the arrest at around 9.30 pm last night (25).

The suspect had been arrested with a locally manufactured firearm while traveling on a three-wheeler.

The arrested suspect is a 29-year-old male residing in Galabedahena, Watareka-Meegoda.

The arrestee will be produced at the Homagama Magistrate’s Court today (26).

Further investigations are carried out by the OCPD.

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