Swords, pistol, ammo and ‘ice’ recovered from well near mosque

A stock of items including swords, knives, drugs, a firearm and bullets have been recovered from the bottom of a public well located in close proximity to a mosque near the R. Premadasa stadium in Maligawatta, Colombo.

Ada Derana reporter said that the discovery was made during a search operation carried out by security forces personnel in the Maligawatta area today (8).

He said that a total of 58 swords, including 46 new swords (with red logo) and 12 old swords, 4 knives, 26 CDs, a small pistol, several bullets and a packet of crystal meth also known as ‘ice’ were found at the location.

The items were recovered with the assistance of police divers.

No arrests have been made over the finding while Maligawatta Police is conducting further investigations. 

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