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By Hiran Priyankara Jayasingha

The driver of former Deputy Minister K.A. Baiz has been arrested in Anamaduwa for illegally possessing a weapon and ammunition. He was arrested together with another man while they were traveling in a vehicle towards Kurunegala via Anamaduwa.

Traffic police, who had stopped the vehicle, had checked it on suspicion and recovered an M-16 gun used by the Special Task Force (STF), 2 magazines and 30 bullets. Anamaduwa police are investigating. (Daily Mirror online)

  Comments - 6

  • Tuesday, 11 May 2010 05:09 AM

    Every Tom, Dick and Harry seems to be a firearms specialist
    in Sri lanka these days. It is not the miracle of Asia, rather, it needs a miracle.

    Tuesday, 11 May 2010 05:15 AM

    M 16? Check the serial number and trace the origin of that.

    Tuesday, 11 May 2010 05:15 AM

    Will the Police arrest all the employees of ex-VIPs and even the VIPs themselves if found in possession of illegal weapons?

    Tuesday, 11 May 2010 06:39 AM

    It ia a long over due since this political thug from Puttalam had been terrorising the people with his goons and do we need more proof. After all an accused who assulted a lady officer from the Auditor Generals office and caused miscarrige to her is this politicians private secretary. People of Puttalam have taught him a lesson and defeted him. It's time that HE and the Secretary Defence to rid the society of this kind of personalities. A concerned citizen

    Tuesday, 11 May 2010 06:53 AM

    There must be more to this incident. Hope the investigations will be thorough and revealing and without the intervention of VIPs.

    Tuesday, 11 May 2010 08:59 AM

    When most of the ministers and deputies are thugs themselves, what is the use of talking about their drivers and servant boys.

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