Two more members of the North-based criminal gang 'Ava' which are known to be involved in criminal activities in the Jaffna Peninsula have been arrested at Kotahena by a team of Jaffna Division police personnel, Police said.
They said a hand grenade and three swords in the possession of the criminals had also been seized.
Police said the suspects were produced in the Jaffna Magistrate's Court today.
A few days ago the Police also arrested a leading member of the 'Ava' gang in Dehiwela. Six suspects have been arrested and remanded in connection with various crimes alleged to have been committed by them. (Darshana Sanjeewa)