15 swords surrendered to Beruwala Police
Posted on May 7th, 2019

Courtesy Adaderana

Complying with the request made by the security forces, 15 swords have been handed over to the Beruwala Police Station today (07).

On May 4th, the police requested the public to hand over the illegal swords, kris knives and sharp dagger to the nearest police station by Sunday (May 5th).

However, on Monday (06), the police spokesperson announced that the time period to surrender illegal weapons currently in their possession to the police would be extended by another 48 hours.

Meanwhile, during search operations conducted by the officers of Beruwala Police Station, 15 swords were seized and the haul is to be produced before the Kalutara Magistrate’s Court.

In a separate search in Rathna Udagama and Kirikanduruwatte areas in Rathgama yesterday (06), three suspects were arrested along with 8 swords.

Preliminary investigations have uncovered that these swords had been used by the suspects for various criminal activities.

The suspects were to be produced before the Galle Magistrate’s Court today.

Rathgama Police is conducting further investigations into the incident.

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