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A 16-year-old school boy was taken into custody by the Galewela Police for allegedly being in possession of a locally manufactured revolver. The youth was carrying the revolver to be sold for an amount of Rs.4500, the police said.

He is to be produced before the Dambulla Magistrate today. (Sanath Desmond)
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  • Kithul Ramba Wednesday, 17 November 2010 07:54 AM

    He must have listen to MR's speech before any one.

    Kithul Ramba Wednesday, 17 November 2010 08:11 PM

    Tie the fellow to a tree and whip him.

    zenith8 Wednesday, 17 November 2010 11:56 AM

    Well its time for the government to offer a price for unauthorized guns kept near public and other harmful weapons I think : )

    Lakmikanth Wednesday, 17 November 2010 09:19 PM

    Students also follow the foot steps of their elders and rulers,
    ( AASIYAWE AASCHARYAYA)

    knight riders Wednesday, 17 November 2010 08:49 AM

    used to be in the movies...now becoming real life dramas

    gemba Wednesday, 17 November 2010 01:18 PM

    Future politician....Can I get his address? He has the potential to become the president of Sri Lanka

    Citizen Silva Wednesday, 17 November 2010 09:09 AM

    Today Sri Lanka has detonated to the lowest depth. There is no discipline. Who is responsible?

    patriot Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:31 AM

    thank you police. put jail parents too.

    vathora Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:34 AM

    country going to mervinisation.

    polatha Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:36 AM

    send parent jail. they responsible that.

    patriot Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:37 AM

    teachers too.

    patriot Thursday, 18 November 2010 12:39 AM

    This not funny man. this is disaster.

    sampath Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:26 AM

    No surprise.

    Knight Rider Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:27 AM

    wow. just like in the movies !

    Saradial Thursday, 18 November 2010 01:09 AM

    Yes you are correct, find the gun maker and the customer who wanted to buy (Should be a Underworld gangster with political background), they are the real criminals.

    Niro Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:43 AM

    Students in to arms deals wow.... I wonder who gave the inspiration?

    SK Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:49 AM

    Something is wrong with the society he is living in. May be he is a son of a poor family. We must punish the wrong doing people in this society. Anyway we must rehabilitate these youngsters. By putting them to the jail is not going to solve the problem, only aggravate. We all know why. So I think solution is let these kids/ youth get some education & deciplene in the rehabiltation centres (or some kind prison) where no chance of associating adult kirimanals.

    Cynic Wednesday, 17 November 2010 05:58 AM

    Is the father a deputy minister?

    Lanka Law Graduates Wednesday, 17 November 2010 03:20 PM

    The time of "School Kids Taking Guns against injustice" is very close.

    pbj Wednesday, 17 November 2010 06:09 AM

    In my point of view , in a country like Sri Lanka arresting under-age school goers should be banned by law as it may cause bad effects on such ones future . there must be another way to deal with unlawful acts like this. However , torturing is a tactic practice as the easy way by badly trained un-clever police men but never in UK or USA.

    Manivannan Wednesday, 17 November 2010 06:15 AM

    If Mervin can walk around with Guns , why not others. In Sri Lanka only the good guys are unarmed. all criminals are very well armed. I know a minister's son got down a machine pistil he was only 19 at that time.

    Eagle eye Wednesday, 17 November 2010 06:33 AM

    Even if we nip the bud we will not solve the problem this child is tool for some other persons gain please get to the root of this issue and not penalize an innocent kid. If at all we should educate these children and protect these kids.

    Sharma Wednesday, 17 November 2010 06:37 AM

    He will be pardoned by the President and may be a future cabinet minister.

    Smart Aleck Wednesday, 17 November 2010 10:29 AM

    Now the Education Minister might want all schools to have one period for instructions in bomb and firearms making.

    MK Wednesday, 17 November 2010 06:59 AM

    Dirty politicians ruined over society. All the uneducated thugs went to parliament and behaved as beast. The younger generation followed them. This is the result!

    Hasiya Wednesday, 17 November 2010 07:12 AM

    boru kiyanna epa


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