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Suspect, two locally-manufactured firearms seized

The Navy, Sri Lanka Coast Guard, and Police STF seized two locally-manufactured guns and apprehend one suspect during search operations conducted in Naruvilikkulam, Mannar, and Kirinda on October 8 and 9.

Accordingly, search operations carried out by the North Central Naval Command in Naruvilikkulam led to the seizing of a shotgun hidden in a nearby thicket. In another operation conducted in Kirinda, the Sri Lanka Coast Guard and Police STF apprehended a 43-year-old suspect from the same locality with an unlicenced locally-manufactured gun.

The shotgun found in Naruvilikkulam was handed over to the Parayanakulam Police STF and the suspect held with the illegal firearm in Kirinda was produced to the Kirinda Police for legal action.