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Two arrested with two firearms

Officers of the Nikaweratiya Criminal Investigation Division arrested two suspects in Halmillewa and Kobeigane with two 12 bore firearms on a tip off.

The 30 and 43-year-old suspects were residents of Nikaweratiya and Kobeigane.

They were produced before the Nikaweratiya Magistrate’s Court on Saturday (11). The Nikaweratiya Criminal Investigation Division is investigating.

Another firearm seized

Mallawi Police arrested two suspects with a firearm from Nattakandal in Mallawi. The 24 and 25-year-old suspects were residents of Palinagar and Wawnikulam.

They were produced before the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court on Saturday. Investigations are continuing.

Suspect arrested with forged currency notes

A suspect was arrested three Rs.1,000 forged notes at a private bank in Kurunegala by officials of the Kurunegala Criminal Investigation Division.

The suspect was a 34-year-old resident of Pahalawaraddana, Wellawa.

He was produced before Kurunegala Magistrate’s Court on Saturday. Kurunegala police are investigating.

Three suspects in gem mining arrested

Three suspects were arrested while they were mining gems in Morawatta, Bagawantalawa illegally. The tools they used for gem mining were also seized.

Aged 35 and 38, the suspects were residents of Bagawantalawa.

They were released on police bail and ordered to appear at the Hatton Magistrate’s Court on May 14.

Bagawantalawa police are investigating. 


 

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