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Arrested with T56 firearm

Jayewardenepura Special Task Force camp officers acting on a tip-off took into custody a suspect with a T56 firearm and 20 live bullets in the Ekala area in the Ja ela Police Division and handed over to the Organised Crime Prevention Division.

The suspect was identified as Gonupinuwala Witharanage Tiron Janaka (41), a resident of Ekala.

He was produced before the Negombo Magistrate yesterday.

Nabbed with heroin

Weeragula Police during a raid conducted on a tip-off in Kirikitthamulla arrested a suspect who was in possession of 2.15 grams of heroin.

The suspect identified as Subasinghe Arachchilage Chamara Sandaruwan (26), is a resident of Yakkala. He was produced before the Attanagalla Magistrate yesterday.

Weeragula Police are investigating.

Meanwhile, a suspect was nabbed with 1.21 grams of heroin in Salamulla in the Wellampitiya Police Division.

The raid was conducted on a tip-off by the Special Task Force and the suspect was handed over to the Wellampitiya Police.

The suspect was identified as Parakrama Mudiyanselage Janaka Sujith, (49), a resident of Wellampitiya.

He was produced before the Aluthkade Magistrate Court yesterday.

Wellampitiya Police are investigating.

Arrested with illegal liquor

Two suspects were arrested and 62.5 liters of illegal liquor seized in the Wadugodawatte and Badowita areas on Saturday.

The raids were conducted on a tip-off by Wellampitiya Police and Mount Lavinia Anti-Corruption Unit.

Both suspects were 42 years old and one was produced before the Aluthkade Magistrate yesterday and the other suspect was released on police bail and asked to appear at the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today (10).

Wellampitiya Police and Mount Lavinia Police are continuing investigations.

Alleged treasure hunters nabbed

Twelve alleged treasure hunters were nabbed by the Wellawaya Police on Saturday.

On a tip off, a house was raided and implements and ingredients used in treasure hunting seized.

A woman was taken into custody along with other 11 suspects.

The suspects taken into custody were between 23 and 55 years, and were residents of Wellawaya, Panadura, and Handapanagala.

They were produced before the Wellawaya Magistrate yesterday.

Wellawaya Police are investigating.

Man killed in family dispute

A 40-year-old man was attacked with a sharp tool and was pronounced dead on admission to the Radawana Hospital.

The victim was identified as Anjana Nithara Withana Pathirana, a resident of Matara.

He was killed during a family dispute. The suspect has fled the area.

Kirindiwela Police are investigating.

Elephant kills man

A 51-year-old person died in a wild elephant attack in Alwakumbura on Saturday.

The victim was identified as Camillus Calistus, a resident of Maduruoya.

His body is at the Aralaganwila Hospital.

Murder suspect held

The main suspect who in the murder of Sinharamudalige Chaminda Dayananda last Thursday was arrested by Pugoda Police on Saturday.

The 38 year-old suspect is a resident of Pugoda.

He was produced before the Pugoda Magistrate Court yesterday.

Pugoda Police are investigating. 


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