Police find explosive
[TamilNet, Thursday, 03 September 1998, 14:14 GMT]
The Grama Sevaka (GS, Village officer) of Kathiraveli, a coastal village about 54 kilometers north of Batticaloa, was called by the Sri Lankan Police at Peradeniya, near Kandy, in connection with the discovery of 108 kilograms of explosives in a house at Aladeniya in the Kandy district on August 15.
Six persons from Batticaloa, including a couple have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Police so far on suspicion.
According to Police sources two youth who were in the Aladeniya house at the time took cyanide. One of them died and the other is in Police custody, the sources added.