20 November 2019
Sri Lanka’s Special Task Force (STF) troops have arrested a Tamil youth in Mullaitivu alleging possession of explosives with the intention to smuggle.
The 24-year-old from the Valli Punam area was placed in the custody of Puthukudiyiruppu police.
The STF said that following a tip-off they recovered over 52kg of explosives from the arrested youth’s home.
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