Police arrest man with T- 56 in Eravur

[TamilNet, Saturday, 09 April 2005, 10:07 GMT]
Sri Lanka Police Saturday arrested a Muslim man with a T-56 assault rifle in Eravur, 14 kilometres north of Batticaloa. Two magazines and fifty nine rounds of T-56 ammunition were also found in the man's possession when Police searched his home in Mitsui Nagar, a suburb of Eravur, Saturday morning.

Eravur Police said they are questioning him regarding possible links with paramilitaries and how he got the assault rifle issued only to Sri Lanka Police and army.

 

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