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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 13:35
Mini Uzi weapon used in Matara robbery sent to Government Analyst
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The mini uzi weapon used by the robbers of the Matara jewellery shop heist has been sent to Government Analyst.

It is stated that an investigation has been initiated already as to how a weapon being used only by VIP security personnel is in the possession of the underworld groups.
 
It is also stated that the suspects have altered the serial number of the weapon.
 
It is significant that mini-uzi weapons are currently manufactured only by Israel.
 
This latest gun has the capacity to shoot 600, 9-millimeter bullets per minute.
 
Meanwhile, the business community of the Matara town has decided to offer two million rupees to the family of Sergeant Suranga Pradeep Weerasinghe in appreciation of his bravery.
 
In addition, they have volunteered to look after the education of the two children of the late police Sergeant Weerasinghe.

Meanwhile, three civilians who came forward to assist in hospitalizing the injured policemen, while gunmen were still in the vicinity, have been felicitated by the police.

A ceremony to recognized their bravery was held at Matara police superintendent's office this morning.
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