Oct 24, 2017

Weapons found at arrested Provincial Councillor's home

Weapons have been found inside the home of Western Provincial Councillor - Randeer Rodrigo, who was arrested yesterday (23).

Weapons include a sword and 65 grams of explosives have been found from his home in Hendala, Wattala.

In addition, authorities also discovered two vehicle number plates from the home.

The STF yesterday arrested Mr. Rodrigo and seven underworld thugs after a clash in the Henpitagedara area in Divulapitiya. The group was travelling in a van when they were ordered to stop by the STF. Instead of doing so, they had opened fire on the STF members.

Investigations have revealed that group had intentions of obtaining a concealed treasure.

Mr. Rodrigo's wife too was arrested yesterday.

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