Army Troops Detect Explosives & Ganja from Two Buses

Army troops manning a roadblock at Neriyakulam along Vavuniya – Mannar road last evening (17) during a search, conducted on a Mannar bound private bus detected 51 gelignite sticks, weighing about 6.8 kg.

5 (Volunteer) Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the Security Force HQ-Wanni at the roadblock took both the driver and the conductor of the bus into custody on suspicion and handed them over to Cheddikulam Police station for further investigations.

Meanwhile, troops at a roadblock near Kebithigollewa along Kebithigollewa –Horowpothana road arrested two suspects, carrying 2 kg of Kerala Ganja (cannabis) on board a Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) bus on Friday (17).

17 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the Security Force HQ-Wanni arrested those two suspects and handed them over to the Kebithigollewa Police station for onward investigations.

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