Live ammunition found in Cadetís gun before President arrives at prize giving

Live ammunition found in Cadetís gun before President arrives at prize giving

July 24, 2015   07:39 pm

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Police have initiated an investigation after live ammunition was recovered from a weapon of a cadet at the Gampaha Bandaranayake Vidyalaya today right before President Maithripala Sirisena was scheduled to be the Chief Guest at the school’s prize giving.

 

The police media unit stated that the live bullet was discovered during the routine security check up carried out by the Presidential Security Division(PSD) before the President graced the occasion.

 

Police have launched a thorough investigation as to how the live ammunition ended up in the ceremonial weapon that the cadet was handling.

 

Despite the incident President Sirisena graced the occasion and was welcomed by the students and school fraternity. 

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