Jan 31, 2018

Govt. analyst to report on seized Welikada riot firearms Featured

Colombo additional magistrate Ranga Dissanayake has ordered the CID to immediately refer to the government analyst and obtain a report with regard to 161 firearms it has taken into custody on the IGP orders when investigating the Welikada prison riot.

The 158 T-56 rifles and 30 revolvers were produced before the court at a hearing yesterday (30).

The government analyst will determine if these firearms had been used to curb the riot.