Mini lorry transporting explosives in custody | Daily News

Mini lorry transporting explosives in custody

The Police have taken into custody a mini lorry which had been transporting a stock of explosives, during an inspection carried out at about 2.30 pm yesterday (26) near the Meda Mahanuwara fuel filling station.

Five detonators, five service threads 18 feet in length, 450 grams black explosive powder, 335 grams Ammonia, three sticks of Dynamite, a guillotine machine and a chain block were discovered in the lorry, according to the police.

Police have taken into custody the driver of the lorry, a resident of Aluthwatte, Digana and is questioning him.

The Ududumbara Police are carrying out further investigations into the incident.


 

 


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