A former LTTE member was arrested with four firearms and a stock of ammunition by the Terrorism Investigation Division (TID) in Palei, Kilinochchi yesterday, Police said.
They said the suspect was arrested on information received by the Vavuniya TID unit.
The TID officials had recovered a shotgun, a pistol, two Galkatas weapons, two swords and 126 live bullets in his possession at the time of the arrest.
Investigations had revealed that he was a rehabilitated former LTTE member. (Romesh Madushanka)