Aug 07, 2021

JR's grandson gifts pistol to STF museum (Pics)

Pradeep Jayawardena, the grandson of Sri Lanka's first Executive President - J.R. Jayawardena, has gifted a firearm to the Police Special Task Force (STF) museum.

The pistol, a Smith and Wesson - 44 Magnum had been gifted to Pradeep on his 21st birthday by his father - Ravi Jayawardena.

It is the weapon Ravi Jayawardena had used to compete at the Metallic Silhouette shooting competition in Australia.

The STF museum has a special area dedicated to Ravi Jayawardena, who is considered one of the best marksmen Sri Lanka has ever produced and the person responsible for setting up the Police STF.

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