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Man nabbed with firearms

An individual along with two locally-manufactured firearms concealed within a house in the Balaluwewa-Kalagama area, were taken into custody by Wildlife officers attached to the Galkiriyagama Wildlife Unit on Sunday (8). The Wildlife Unit had received information regarding the suspect, while he was engaged in illegal fishing at the Balalu Wewa. Subsequently, Wildlife officers conducted a raid at the man's residence. Upon interrogations, the suspect denied ownership to the weapons and alleged that a visitor had left them behind unbeknownst to him. However, the suspect was to be produced at the Kekirawa Magistrate's Court, the officers said.