49 knives have been recovered in Maskeliya Anafi Jumma Mosque and taken into police custody today (27). The storekeeper of the mosque has been arrested.
A search party by the Maskeliya Police was able to recover these weapons, along with three axes in the storeroom of the above mosque.
Negombo Dep. Mayor arrested; sword found!
Deputy Mayor of Negombo, Sri Lanka Freedom Party Urban Council Member Mohammed Ansar has been arrested by the local Police.
A sword, a manna knife and 38 mobile phone batteries have been recovered from his possession.