A massive search operation is in progress at Karapitiya, Justin Mountain area. The village has about 75 houses, reportedly 40 Police officers and police Special Task Force (STF) 140 have joined the search operation.
The operation is carrying out on a search warrant issued by Galle Magistrate, following a request by Poddhala Police.
The Police suspects the village has become a safe haven for suspects in various crimes related to the murderers, weapons, and drug marijuana.
Accordingly this operation has been started at 12 midnight yesterday (12).
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