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Man arrested with firearms

A person with several firearms in his possession was arrested in Ginigalthuduwa, Walahanduwa in Akmeemana by Galle Police Crime Investigation branch.

The suspect (39) is a resident of the same area. The police had raided his residence on a tip-off and detected a Browning pistol in his possession.

Following an interrogation of the suspect, the police seized more weapons including a locally made pistol (galkatas), three Rambo type knives and some live ammunition buried in his home garden.

Police found that he had accumulated weapons under the pretext of maintaining an animal farm in his home garden. The suspect was to be produced in court on completion of the investigations.