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Misplacing two T-56 rifles 11 police officers transferred

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By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya 

Eleven police officers attached to the Panadura North Police Station have been transferred for misplacing two T-56 rifles. Police said the officers were transferred from police stations in the Panadura Division due to ongoing investigations.

The Panadura North Community Police OIC, a Sub-Inspector, a female sergeant and eight others were among the transferees.     

A probe was launched under the direction of the Western Province Senior DIG after two T-56 assault rifles went missing from the police station on July 6. Earlier, Panadura North Police OIC Inspector Prabath Paranavithana was suspended in this regard.   


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