Three bailed out suspects re-apprehended with firearm in Weligama


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Police yesterday arrested three persons for the possession of a firearm and a hand grenade. The arrest took place in Kadewatta, Weligama.

Police also took into custody a locally manufactured revolver and five T-56 rounds of ammunition.

Police said at the time of arrest, the suspects were intending to rob a businessman in Denipitiya.

It is also revealed that two weeks ago, the suspects had been released on bail.

They had been remanded over a burglary and various other offences.  

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