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.