Police probe firearms duo
Cinnamon Gardens Police investigating the Fijian and Sri Lankan taken
into custody for allegedly possessing firearms are probing whether the
duo have been involved in other crimes.
Jimmy Bola of Fiji and Joseph Luman of Kundasale produced before
Colombo Chief Magistrate and Additional District Judge Sarojini Kusala
Weerawardene were remanded till January 20.
Cinnamon Gardens Police told court that they searched a house at
Barnes Place, Colombo 7 on a warrant from the Magistrate and found a 9
mm pistol, several parts of two revolvers and 197 live bullets. The
house owner was not at home when Police searched the house.
The Judge directed Police to submit a further report in connection
with the investigations into the arrest of the two on the next date.
Colombo DIG Pujit Jayasundera directing investigations into the firearms
racket deployed a special team to conduct investigations.