Sergeant arrested for stealing weapon, ammo from Ratmalana Air Force Base armoury
A 37-year-old sergeant serving for Sri Lanka Air Force was arrested by Police for stealing a weapon and ammunition from the Ratmalana Air Force Base armoury.
A T-56 Assault Rifle and 120 rounds of ammunition and four ammunition holders were stolen by the suspect.
The missing weapon and the ammunition were later recovered while buried in a vegetable plot in Anguruwatota, Panadura.
Sri Lanka Police said the suspect will be produced to the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today (February 23).
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