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Heroin, money and firearms found from gangster’s brother’s house

The vehicles, money and arms and ammunition taken into custody from the house of Dematagoda Chaminda's brother. Pictures courtesy Police Media.
The vehicles, money and arms and ammunition taken into custody from the house of Dematagoda Chaminda's brother. Pictures courtesy Police Media.

Special Task Force officials yesterday arrested eight persons including a Pakistani national with narcotics and firearms from a house belonging to the brother of underworld gangster Dematagoda Chaminda.

Police sources said the STF raided the house belonging to the brother of Dematagoda Chaminda who was sentenced to death over the murder of former MP Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra.

Police sources said STF officials recovered two 9mm weapons, two air rifles, swords and knives. Police also recovered a stock of cocain and heroin from the house.

Brother of Dematagoda Chaminda held fled when STF officials conducted the raid and a special operation was in progress yesterday evening to apprehend him.

Several gunny bags of currency notes which were suspected to have been earned from selling narcotics was also recovered by the police officials.


 

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