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A former army officer was arrested by the Organized Crimes Unit of the STF along with 1,150 ammunitions.

Police said the 42-year-old suspect was arrested in Godagama area following a tip-off.

The STF recovered 810 ammunitions of .22, 330 bullets of 9MM and 9 bullets of T56 from the suspects' residence.

Investigation revealed that the suspect was an air riffle shooter in the Army. He had moved his residence from Anuradhapura to Godagama recently. (K. Buddhika Kumarasiri)

  Comments - 7

  • kondaya77 Sunday, 08 April 2018 10:05 PM

    Funny that the sri lankans do not have a name when

    George Sunday, 08 April 2018 10:45 PM

    A miracle they didn't blame the LTTE

    Dee Sunday, 08 April 2018 11:46 PM

    Wow. .22 eh?

    Mara Monday, 09 April 2018 12:52 AM

    Does our Army not have systems in place to account for weapons / munitions? It appears so easy for ex-military personnel to smuggle out weapons.

    Raj Monday, 09 April 2018 12:05 PM

    That's why we treat them WAR heroes.... lol

    johan Monday, 09 April 2018 08:36 AM

    I do not think in any country Armies and Police involve in crimes.It is in Sri Lanka Politicians also behind them to do all sort of crimes and label them as War Heroes

    ahamed Monday, 09 April 2018 09:14 AM

    If Government want they will arrest if don't want no arrest?

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