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Man possessing ammunition held

A suspect, who had allegedly kept a shot gun with 15 live cartridges, without a licence, was arrested by Haguranketha Police last Wednesday.

The arrest was made after a tip-off received by the officers attached to the Haguranketha Police Station. Another locally-made firearm, commonly known as ‘Galkatas’ and a stock of ammunition including gun powder and 1,020 milligrams of cannabis were seized by the police from the suspect.The suspect, 47, is a resident of Saliyabandarapura in Rikillagaskada. The suspect was to be produced before the Walapane Magistrate’s Court by Haguranketha Police.

Investigations are continuing.


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