Suspicions that Weapons recovered at the Mount Lavania court complex, were intended to be used to assassinate a underworld gang leader

Thursday, 02 March 2017 - 8:38

Police suspect that  the fire arms found at the Mt. Lavinia court were intended to be used in an assassination attempt of underworld leader  Demuni Herald  Rohana alias Gonaa-koviley Rohaa.

a senior police officer said that a special police squad had  commenced investigations.

Yesterday at about 10.30 a.m. a parcel was found on the ground near a bench in a public area on the Mt. Lavinia court premises.

Police said that 10 live ammunitions, a revolver and a 3.8 millimetre pistol made in China were found in the parcel.

Court hearings were suspended following the discovery of the parcel  and  persons within court premises were subjected to a severe inspection.
No suspects were arrested.