380 gelignite sticks seized
PUTTALAM: Puttalam Police have taken into custody a van transporting
330 Gelignite sticks along with a suspect on Thursday in Puladiya area.
There were two spare wheels in the van when it was taken into custody
by the police. The cache was hidden in these two spare wheels, Puttalam
According to the police the suspect had intended to transport the
gelignite sticks to Trincomalee.
Police sources said that the suspects had used the particular van for
transporting gelignite sticks earlier too.