Illegal firearms production plant raided

2020-09-27 at 16:47

The Puliyankulama Special Task Force has apprehended a suspect together with equipment used to operate an illegal firearms manufacturing plant.

Police confiscated a locally manufactured firearm, seven steel tubes to be used in weapons, three wooden moulds together with 22 steel balls and other equipment.

The arrested individual was revealed to be a resident of Mannar, and will be produced before the Mannar Magistrates Court today.