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Govt. analyst to report on seized Welikada riot firearms

Colombo additional magistrate Ranga Dissanayake has ordered the CID to immediately refer to the government analyst and obtain a report with regard to 161 firearms it has taken into custody on the IGP orders when investigating the Welikada prison riot.

The 158 T-56 rifles and 30 revolvers were produced before the
court at a hearing yesterday (30).

The government analyst will determine if these firearms had been used to curb the riot.