87 detonators found in Pettah

2019-04-22 at 15:00

Police say 87 detonators have been found at a private bus depot in Bastian Mawatha, Pettah this afternoon.

Police Media Spokesman Superintendent of Police Ruwan Gunasekara said Police initially discovered 12 detonators at the location around 1 this afternoon.

After further inspections, and clearing of waste at the site, another 75 detonators were subsequently found.

Following inspections conducted by the Police Special Task Force, the detonators had been handed over to Scene of Crime Officers (SOCO).

While no suspects have been arrested thus far in connection to this discovery, the Colpetty Police are conducting further investigations.