Two arrested with a 9 mm automatic pistol

Two arrested with a 9 mm automatic pistol

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Two persons have been arrested with a 9 mm automatic pistol from the Meetiyagoda area. The raid was carried out on a tip off received by the Police Special Task Force.
The suspects were arrested near the Despemgama Playground in Meetiyagoda. A person called Sathiya who is 38-year-old, linked to two murders and several robberies and a person from whom the pistol had been purchased were taken into custody. The Meetiyagoda Police are pursuing further inquiries.
The suspects who were produced before the Acting Balapitiya Magistrate have been remanded until the 19th of this month.