Finance Ministry Media Director arrested along with a firearm and 93 bullets

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 - 13:49

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Finance Ministry Media Director Mohamed Ali Hassen who was arrested along with 93 bullets was questioned by the Biyagama police.

The bullets were seized from the ceiling of Ali Hassen’s house during a joint search operation conducted by the army and the police in Malwana today.

At the same time, Hassen’s family members have told police that his father-in-law had a licensed gun in his possession.

In addition, 12 army jackets, 6 jeans, 2 swords, an ownerless motorcar and 13 suspects were arrested during the operation today.

Meanwhile, the head of the Mahason Balakaya, Amith Weerasinghe who is in remand in connection with sharing opinions to create communal disharmony was further remanded until June 4th.

At the same time, 31 more suspects arrested following the May-13 clashes at Kottaramulla in Naththandiya were released on bail today.

Marawila Magistrate, Sirimevan Mahendra released them on a surety bail of 50 thousand rupees each.

In addition, another 15 suspects arrested following the recent clashes in Minuwangoda were released on bail today.

Minuwangoda Magistrate, Kesara Samaradivakara released them on a surety bail of 200 thousand rupees each.

However, police have informed the Court that legal action will be taken against the suspects under the Penal Code.

In addition, 4 suspects have been freed as no charges were made against them before the court.In addition, 4 suspects have been freed as no charges were made against them before the court.It is reported that when his house at Malwana was subject to a search, 93 ammunition used for 12-bore guns together with a suspect was arrested.


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