Weapons recovered from Hikkaduwa belonged Rathgama Vidura

Friday, 30 October 2020 - 13:12

It was revealed that the firearms and the ammunition uncovered in the Hettigoda, Hikkaduwa belonged to a member of the organised crime gang 'Rathgama Vidura.'

The information had come to light when interrogating the suspect who was arrested along with the weapons.

According to a tip-off received by the Special Task Force, a suspect was arrested with a T-56 assault rifle, two foreign-made hand grenades, a locally made firearm and 993 bullets used for a T-56 assault rifle.

The suspect was a 42-year-old resident of Waulagoda.

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