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Suspect transporting explosives held

Police arrested a suspect attempting to smuggle explosives by jeep in Millaniya, Bellantudawa, yesterday. He had disobeyed police instructions to stop his vehicle and was later apprehended when they intercepted him.

The suspect is a resident of Horana, Gonapala. During interrogations, he had said that the explosives were to be transported to a construction firm. However, police found no valid permit on him.

The suspect had also said that he was transporting the explosives from a warehouse in Horana, Welikada.

Police seized 25 bags of ammonium nitrate, each containing 25kg each of the compound, as well as 200 gelignite sticks. Millaniya Police are investigating.

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