Nabbed with arms in Matara | Daily News

Nabbed with arms in Matara

Ten suspects along with four swords, 107 cartridges and some other suspicious items were taken into custody by the Dickwella Police during a joint operation conducted by the police with the Army at 850 houses at Yonakapuraya in Dickwella.

The police said that a 23-year-old suspect who was setting fire to Islamic religious books was also taken into custody. Two of the four seized swords were similar to those found from a mosque in Colombo.

According to police, one of the arrested suspects had cartridges, a military uniform worn by foreign Army personnel, a telescope, a cartridge packaging bag and a national identity card of an Arabian. The suspects were to be produced before the Matara Magistrate’s Court. 


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