Accomplice of ‘Gagana’ arrested with 12 T-56 firearms

Accomplice of ‘Gagana’ arrested with 12 T-56 firearms

June 29, 2020   11:39 am

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The Special task Force (STF) has recovered a stash of weapons during a raid carried out in Pitipana, Homagama.

The raid has been carried on the tip-off that a weapon stash belonging to the underworld figure and drug racketeer ‘Gagana’, who is currently imprisoned.

Reportedly, the STF has found 12 T-56 firearms have been recovered in the raid.

It is considered to be the largest stash of firearms belonging to an underworld crime gang, found in Sri Lanka.

Further, a suspect identified as an accomplice of ‘Gagana’ has also been arrested along with the stash of weapons.

The STF has launched further investigations into the matter.

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