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Sunday, 17 April 2016 - 13:09
Firearms stolen from Laggala Police brought to Colombo
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The firearms recently recovered after being stolen from the Laggala Police, have been brought to the CID for further investigations.

According to the police media spokesman’s office, they intend to obtain fingerprints on the firearms and arrest the suspects in connection with the robbery.

Police further noted that they have not obtained sufficient information concerning the suspect who committed the robbery.

The T-56 firearm and five revolvers stolen from the Laggala police were found from the premises of Sandagala Vihara in Wallewela.

The firearms were abandoned near a water tank of the temple, which is located 5km away from the Laggala Police.

A person who entered the Laggala Police at 1.00 am on the 14th, opened the storage box of firearms using a key found inside the police and fled with the firearms.

Later, the police headquarters took measures to interdict three officers who were on duty at the time of the incident.

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