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Weapons cache recovered from a former deputy speaker’s house

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Police recovered a cache of weapons and grenades during a raid on a former deputy speaker's house in the First Post area of Wellawaya on Saturday. The cache included one English-made 12-bore gun, one Russian-made 12-bore gun with 22 rounds of 12-bore ammunition, two live grenades of M75 and K400 type, 09 electric detonators, a prohibited knife, and a bulletproof vest. A caretaker of the house was arrested during the raid. This event took place on 10/15/2023 at the following location: Wellawaya, Sri Lanka.

Incident Type: Weapons

Event Type: Arms Cache Found

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 1

Source: Colombo Page