Jul 01, 2020

Woman arrested in Pitipana with grenades

A woman has been arrested in Pitipana, Homagama along with seven hand grenades and a stock of weapons today (01), police say.

Police have seized weapons including two body armour kits, one repeater shotgun, live rounds, 7 hand grenades in a secret compartment of the woman's house.

It is said that the house is owned by the paramour of the shop where 12 firearms were found in the Pitipana area.

Further investigations are underway.