Army deserter arrested with hand grenade, heroin
An army deserter was arrested with a foreign made hand grenade and 10
mgs of heroin at Sea Road, Galle on Wednesday by Galle Police. The
suspect, a resident of Meda - Keembiya, Galle was to be produced before
the Galle magistrate yesterday.
Brothel raided, five arrested
Four women and a man were arrested by Sapugaskanda Police following a
raid on a brothel in Biyagama on Wednesday.
Investigations revealed the women, residents of Alawwa. Biyagama and
Yahalathenna, are between 30 and 58 years. The suspects produced before
the Mahara magistrate were remanded until June 22. Sapugaskanda Police
Three nabbed with cannabis
Three persons were arrested with 49.625 kgs of cannabis in
Rajanganaya and Kattankudi. Two suspects were arrested in Wilpattu
Sanctuary on Tuesday by Rajanganaya Police.
The suspects produced before Thabuttegama court, were remanded until
The third suspect was arrested in Kattankudi on Wednesday.
He was to be produced before the Batticaloa magistrate court
Woman finds grenades while sweeping
Three hand grenades were found by a woman while sweeping her compound
in Nellur, Aiththamale on Wednesday.
Aiththamale Police are investigating.